Bob’s Spotlight: The Day-Date II Ref. 218238
In the current week’s Bob’s Spotlight, we’ve culled the super-luxury Day-Date II ref. 218238 from our stock for a more intensive look. All the more commonly known as the Rolex President or Presidential, join us as we dive into the brilliant subtleties of this yellow gold beauty. Time to take a gander at the Day-Date 218238.
The super-luxury Day-Date II ref. 218238 is one fine watch.
The Rolex Day-Date II
While the Rolex Day-Date II assortment has as of late been supplanted by the new Rolex Day-Date , that doesn’t detract from the allure of this currently ceased model. The Day-Date II joined the Rolex index in 2008 as the greater kin to the customary 36mm Day-Date. Furthermore, Rolex fans were cheerful, no doubt. Subsequently, the Day-Date II immediately turned into an unquestionable requirement have among Rolex fans and big names the same. Entertainers, artists, and competitors, for example, Brad Pitt, Jay-Z, Adam Levine, Drake, and LeBron James have all been spotted with a Day-Date II on their wrist.
The Day-Date II joined the Rolex index in 2008.
The Day-Date II has all the subtleties of the lead Rolex President — valuable metal, day and date gap, and unparalleled prestige — nonetheless, it comes in a bigger 41mm case. Like the conventional 36mm variant, the Day-Date II is solely in gold or platinum, and never pure steel.
The Day-Date II has all the subtleties of the lead Rolex President.
Beating at the center of the Day-Date II is the Rolex Caliber 3156 programmed mechanical development. As the name of the model proposes, the Caliber 3156 powers the day and date schedule capacities, notwithstanding the time. Truth be told, the debut 1956 Day-Date was the world’s first wristwatch to show the entire day of the week, alongside the date. The 3156 comes prepared with a Parachrom hairspring and Paraflex safeguards. These two components arm the watch with more noteworthy protection from stuns, thumps, and temperature swings. Regardless of whether the President is Rolex’s most esteemed model, it can likewise stand up to day by day wear and tear.
The Rolex Day-Date 218238
The ref. 218238 is the 18k yellow gold form of the Day-Date II. This specific form from our stock incorporates a white dial and Roman numerals — an exemplary decision surely. Notwithstanding, there are several dials available with the Day-Date II assortment including shading and file choices.
The ref. 218238 is the 18k yellow gold rendition of the Day-Date II.
Housing the dial is the 41mm yellow gold Oyster case with a coordinating yellow gold fluted bezel. Like all Oyster cases, this one flaunts a screw-down caseback and screw-down twisting crown to keep the water out. Accordingly, like other current non-jumping Rolex watches, the Day-Date II is water impervious to 330 feet (100 meters).
The President ref. 218238 likewise comes outfitted with the notable President arm band, completely in yellow gold. The wristband most connected with the Rolex President assortment is (normally) the President arm band, described by its semi-round three-piece construction.
The ideal Rolex model for somebody who inclines toward bigger extravagance dress watches, the Day-Date II is a fabulous emphasis of the one we call the President. In spite of its stopped status, the Day-Date II will unquestionably keep on being a gatherer’s thing for quite a while to come.
Do you prefer the Rolex President with a 36mm or a 41mm case?