Our Favorite Rolexes of 2016
As the year attracts to a nearby and Baselworld 2017 is quick drawing closer, we figured it is suitable to glance back at our #1 Rolexes of 2016 preceding another large number of watches makes their presentation. From another Daytona chronograph to an upgraded Air-King to another President, here are our #1 Rolex watches of the year as picked by the Bob’s Watches team.
A Rolex Daytona ref. 116500 is a particularly famous watch.
Rolex Daytona ref. 116500
This model was discussed relentlessly throughout the year, however one gander at it and it’s not difficult to perceive any reason why. The new Rolex Daytona ref. 116500 has all that you need in a cutting edge Daytona. A vigorous stainless steel development, a black ceramic bezel, a bleeding edge Rolex development, and a decision of a white or black dial. Additionally, it kept all the plan attributes that made the model so popular—40mm case, a pair of pushers flanking the crown, and the triplet of registers on the dial. In addition, it was a model that Rolex fans wherever were hanging tight for. Since preceding the dispatch of the ref. 116500, the solitary other ceramic Daytona watches accessible were in gold or platinum—far off for many.
The ceramic bezel on the Rolex Daytona ref. 116500 is scratch resistant.
Although still an extremely extravagant games watch the stainless steel material of the Daytona ref. 116500 makes the chronograph significantly more open. This was rapidly apparent by the scores of individuals putting their names down on long shortlists at ADs everywhere on the world. While the steel Daytona with a black ceramic bezel is not exactly a year old, it has just become a symbol in its own right.
Rolex Air-King ref. 116900
A Rolex Air-King ref. 116900 was an exceptionally famous decision this year.
Probably quite possibly the most astounding new Rolex models of 2016 was the Air-King ref. 116900. Despite the fact that the Air-King is probably the most established assortment it was really ceased in 2014, just to be brought back this year. Also, we’re happy that Rolex resuscitated this notable assortment. In any case, this isn’t the Air-King of the past, yet rather, a completely upgraded rendition. Most importantly, the ref. 116900 games a 40mm stainless steel case, significantly larger than past 34mm cases. Additionally, the completely redone dial is a long ways from the more shortsighted ones on more seasoned Air-King watches. The dial’s blend of 3, 6, and 9 files and minute-markers is a serious striking move for the typically traditionalist Rolex. That, combined with the reversed triangle at 12 o’clock, Mercedes-style hands, and green and yellow accents, this is one Rolex dial that unquestionably stands apart from the rest.
While some complain that the watch is excessively occupied, we very like the unique look and appreciate the advanced flair of this Rolex classic.
Rolex Day-Date ref. 228235
The new Rolex Day-Date 40 collection was really delivered in 2015, not 2016, including this specific ref. 228235 captured here. Nonetheless, Rolex introduced an extremely uncommon model inside the assortment this year: the commemoration Day-Date 40 ref. 228235 in Everose pink gold with an olive green dial. The commemoration Day-Date is indistinguishable from this particular ref. 228235 all around—from the pink gold body to the 40mm case to the President wristband to the 3255 development—with the exception of the green dial.
A rose gold Rolex Day-Date President ref. 228235 is a watch deserving of some love.
The new Rolex President assortment is staggering . It takes all the notorious plan basics of that made the watch so famous but included present day upgrades. The 40mm size of the case is ideal for a contemporary extravagance dress watch while the decision of laser-carved dial designs is a decent touch. Yet, maybe the main update to the Rolex President is the Rolex Caliber 3255 driving the incredible watch. The most recent age of Rolex types, the 3255 flaunts 14 licenses, all outfitted to improve accuracy, obstruction, and force reserve.
Taking one more gander at these 2016 biggest hits from Rolex, we can hardly wait to perceive what the Swiss extravagance watch manufature has coming up for us one year from now. Commencement to Baselworld has begun!