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COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA

Crafted in 18k Everose gold, the new Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona has a bezel set with 36 baguette-cut sapphires in various colors, among other gemstones.

The case is waterproof to a depth of 100 metres. Its middle case, crafted from a solid block of 18 ct Everose gold, has an integral crown guard. The hermetically screwed down caseback can only be pried open with a with a special tool, allowing only Rolex watchmakers to access the movement. The winding crown, with Triplock triple waterproofness system, as well as the chronograph pushers, screws down securely against the case. The crystal is made of virtually scratchproof sapphire.

The tachymetric scale is replaced a gradation of sapphires in rainbow hues on the bezel; 56 brilliant-cut diamonds are set into the lugs and crown guard, while the dial has 11 baguette-cut sapphire hour markers – each matching the colour of the corresponding point on the bezel. The chronograph counters are in shimmery pink Gold Crystals created during the crystallization of a pink gold alloy by means of a special process developed by Rolex.

The Cosmograph Daytona is equipped with calibre 4130, a self-winding mechanical chronograph movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. It is equipped with a self-winding module via a Perpetual rotor and has a power reserve of about 72 hours.

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ROLEX

COSMOGRAPH DAYTONA

Crafted in 18k Everose gold, the new Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona has a bezel set with 36 baguette-cut sapphires in various colors, among other gemstones.

The case is waterproof to a depth of 100 metres. Its middle case, crafted from a solid block of 18 ct Everose gold, has an integral crown guard. The hermetically screwed down caseback can only be pried open with a with a special tool, allowing only Rolex watchmakers to access the movement. The winding crown, with Triplock triple waterproofness system, as well as the chronograph pushers, screws down securely against the case. The crystal is made of virtually scratchproof sapphire.

The tachymetric scale is replaced a gradation of sapphires in rainbow hues on the bezel; 56 brilliant-cut diamonds are set into the lugs and crown guard, while the dial has 11 baguette-cut sapphire hour markers – each matching the colour of the corresponding point on the bezel. The chronograph counters are in shimmery pink Gold Crystals created during the crystallization of a pink gold alloy by means of a special process developed by Rolex.

The Cosmograph Daytona is equipped with calibre 4130, a self-winding mechanical chronograph movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. It is equipped with a self-winding module via a Perpetual rotor and has a power reserve of about 72 hours.