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Rolex Day-Date 40 Oyster 40 mm platinum and diamonds M228396TBR-0002

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Oyster Perpetual,Day-Date 40

SKU: M228396TBR-0002 Categories: ,

Description

REFERENCE:228396TBR
MODEL CASE:Oyster, 40 mm, platinum and diamonds
BEZEL:Set with diamonds
WATER-RESISTANCE:yes
MOVEMENT:Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
POWER RESERVE:Approximately 70 hours
BRACELET:President, semi-circular three-piece links
DIAL:Ice blue set with diamonds

ICE-BLUE DIAL

The ice-blue dial is the discreet and exclusive signature of a Rolex platinum watch. Rolex uses platinum, the noblest of metal, for the finest of watches.

DIAMOND-SET BEZEL

Gem-setters, like sculptors, finely carve the precious metal to hand-shape the seat in which each gemstone will be perfectly lodged. With the art and craft of a jeweller, the stone is placed and meticulously aligned with the others, then firmly secured in its gold or platinum setting. Besides the intrinsic quality of the stones, several other criteria contribute to the beauty of Rolex gem-setting: the precise alignment of the height of the gems, their orientation and position, the regularity, strength and proportions of the setting as well as the intricate finishing of the metalwork. A sparkling symphony to enhance the watch and enchant the wearer.

PLATINUM

Rare and precious, platinum is striking for its silvery whiteness and vibrant luminosity. It is among the densest and heaviest metals in the world, distinguished by unique chemical and physical properties such as exceptional corrosion resistance. Paradoxically, it is also soft, elastic and highly malleable, which makes machining and polishing especially difficult, demanding an extremely high degree of skill. Rolex always uses 950 platinum, an alloy consisting of 950‰ (thousandths) platinum, painstakingly crafted in-house by the fine metalworkers at Rolex. The noblest of metals for the finest of watches.