This Day-Date is the classic top-tier Rolex watch. If you watch any of the movies with 70s or 80s settings, it is the watch that all of rich family’s father has on their wrist.  This watch is entirely made out of 18 ct yellow gold. It features forever iconic fluted bezel from Rolex. Fluted bezels are cut by Rolex in a certain way that it shines and become sharp. In fact, the fluted bezels on Rolex watches are notorious for being sharp and wearing off your shirt sleeve. This model is often referred to as a presidential model because this model was on the wrist of JFK. However, it is really the three-piece links bracelet that has the name of presidential bracelet. This comfortable and unique bracelet of Rolex is only available on Day-Date models which only come in precious metals, yellow gold, pink gold, white gold, and platinum. However, if you come across the vintage models, this bracelet had a tendency to stretch, but it is resolved now. This 36mm size was the more of a classic Day-Date as the larger 40mm sizing came out recently. From the past, this Day-Date 36 represented and symbolized the total capitalism. It was a symbol of wealth, power, and success, and it still is. This was a first watch to implement full day. Even though this is a expensive and gaudy looking timepiece, I believe that it has its own kind of flare to it.


  •  Brand
    • Rolex
  • Model Number
    • 118238
  • Name
    • Rolex DAY-DATE 36
  • Size
    • 36 mm
  • Price (suggested retail price)
    • 31,350 USD
  • Material
    • Case
      • 18k Yellow Gold
      • 18k Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel
    • Solid Back
    • Bracelet
      • 18k Yellow Gold
      • President, semi-circular three-piece links
  • Features
    • Hour, Minute, Second Hands
    • Date Window at 3 o’clock
    • Day Window at 12 o’clock
    • Screw-down Crown
      • Twinlock Double Waterproofness System
      • Double Quick Change
    • Water Resistance up to 100 Meters
    • Cyclops Lens
    • Rolex Perpetual Calibre 3155
      • Automatic
      • Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)
        • +-2 Sec/Day
      • Power Reserve: 48 Hours
      • Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor

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