Oyster Perpetual No-Date Watches
Whenever luxury watches are mentioned, the Rolex brand comes into mind. This is a Swiss company that manufactures luxurious and versatile timepieces. There are many Rolex models. A continuously successful one is the Oyster Perpetual. Quintessential in nature, it combines simplicity, form, function, and luxury which justify Rolex Oyster prices. There are a number of Rolex watches that carry the Oyster nameplate. They are all categorized among the Classic Models at Rolex SA.
Rolex Oyster Collection
• Rolex Oyster Perpetual
The Rolex oyster perpetual is a clear representation of the Rolex Oyster Concept. The original Oyster watch was launched in 1926 and was the world’s first waterproof wristwatch. The Oyster Perpetual is its direct descendant and Rolex Oyster prices are substantial.
• Rolex Datejust
This Oyster model was designed and developed to be the ultimate reference watch. The Rolex Datejust contains the Oyster case and face design. It also has a date window on the right which replaces the “3” marker in the watch. The Datejust is the most recognizable model from this company and it inspires many to buy a Rolex.
• Rolex Day-Date
This is one of the most iconic models in the Rolex Oyster Collection. It was launched in 1956. The Rolex Day-Date was the first waterproof and self-winding automatic watch in the world. It offers a complete calendar presenting the Day and the Date in the watch face. These prestigious men Rolex has been preferred by world leaders. Hence, it is often referred to as the Presidential oyster perpetual Rolex.
• Rolex Lady-Datejust
This is one of the most iconic Rolex watches today. The Rolex Lady-Datejust was launched in the 1950s. It was designed to exude feminine beauty with a touch of class. Smaller than the original Datejust, it is just as elegant and suited for a feminine wrist.
• Rolex Pearlmaster
In terms of pure luxury, the Pearlmaster Rolex Oyster watch takes the cake. Launched in 1992, this Oyster watch expresses elegance and taste. It is made of precious metals and infused with gemstones. The Pearlmaster can have rubies, emeralds, sapphires or diamonds on its face and bezel. Its case can also be forged from precious metals such as Everose, yellow gold, white gold or Rose Gold. It can also be forged from platinum.
• Rolex Sky-Dweller
World travelers need to keep time across different time zones. The Rolex Sky-Dweller helps them to achieve this objective. This Oyster model has a specially designed wheel located just off-center in the watch. It also has a Ring Command bezel which is fully rotatable and was inspired by the Rolex Air King of 1945. This feature assists you to set up a second-time zone on the watch. The Rolex Sky-Dweller also has a date window. This model has also been further engineered and launched as the GMT Master.
• Rolex Submariner
This watch is a special member of the Oyster Collection. The Rolex Submariner is often referred to as the watch which unlocked the depths of the sea. It was launched in 1953 and was the very first wristwatch that was waterproof up to 100 meters (330ft). By providing this level of capability, the Rolex Submariner set a high standard for all diving watches. This model was further improved and launched as the sea dweller.
• Rolex Milgauss
Scientists are often exposed to magnetic fields. These fields often interrupt the operation and accuracy of a wristwatch. As a matter of fact, magnetic fields between 50 and 100 gauss's can interrupt the operation of an automatic wristwatch. Thus, Rolex developed and launched the Milgauss. This Oyster Perpetual wristwatch can resist magnetic fields of up to 1,000 gasses. It was worn by the scientists at CERN in Geneva.
Distinctive characteristics of Rolex Oyster Collection wristwatches
The wristwatches in the Rolex Oyster Collection have a number of unique characteristics which command notable Rolex oyster perpetual prices.
* Each genuine Rolex takes up to 1 year to make
* Every component is made in-house and undergoes a thorough testing process to make sure it is perfect
* Many of the Rolex Oyster Collection wristwatches have a date window. It is made easier to observe by a special feature in the sapphire glass which is known as a Cyclops. This feature is placed right over the date window. It magnifies it up to 2.5 times for easier legibility.
* The Oyster Case is the most important feature of a Rolex wristwatch. It was invented in 1926 and was the first waterproof wristwatch case. Today, it is made using various precious metals such as 904L stainless steel, platinum or gold.
Few watches command respect and admiration like the Rolex. Their Oyster collection is the envy of other horology houses across the world. The models above exhibit innovation, luxurious materials, and master craftsmanship!