Classic watches

Day-Date 40Oyster, 40 mm, white gold and diamonds

Configure

The Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 in 18 ct white gold, with a meteorite, diamond-set dial, diamond-set bezel and a President bracelet.

Its dial features 10 baguette-cut diamonds. The Day-Date was the first watch to indicate the day of the week spelt out in full when it was first presented in 1956.

Meteorite dial

From across the Solar System

Meteorite comes from the heart of an asteroid or possibly even a planet that has exploded, propelling material across the Solar System until chance brings it into our planet’s orbit and gravity pulls it to Earth.

During its journey, the centre of the meteorite is gradually transformed, producing highly unusual metallic patterns, resulting from the very slow cooling of molten asteroid cores. The designers at Rolex create from these configurations a unique treasure for some of the most prestigious models, including this Day-Date 40.

Model features

  • Diamond-Set Bezel A sparkling symphony
  • 18 ct white gold Commitment to excellence
  • The President bracelet The ultimate refinement
  • Day Display Instantaneous at midnight
  • The Cyclops lens A magnifying lens
  • 3255 Movement Superlative performance

More Day-Date
Technical Details

    • Reference 228349RBR
    • Model Case

      Model Case
      Oyster, 40 mm, white gold and diamonds
      Oyster Architecture
      Monobloc middle case, screw-down case back and winding crown
      Diameter
      40 mm
      Material
      18 ct white gold
      Bezel
      Set with diamonds
      Winding Crown
      Screw-down, Twinlock double waterproofness system
      Crystal
      Scratch-resistant sapphire, Cyclops lens over the date
      Water Resistance
      Waterproof to 100 metres / 330 feet
    • Movement

      Movement
      Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding
      Calibre
      3255, Manufacture Rolex
      Precision
      -2/+2 sec/day, after casing
      Functions
      Centre hour, minute and seconds hands. Instantaneous day and date in apertures, unrestricted rapid-setting. Stop-seconds for precise time setting
      Oscillator
      Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring. High-performance Paraflex shock absorbers
      Winding
      Bidirectional self-winding via Perpetual rotor
      Power reserve
      Approximately 70 hours
    • Bracelet

      Bracelet
      President, semi-circular three-piece links
      Bracelet Material
      18 ct white gold
      Clasp
      Concealed folding Crownclasp
    • Dial

      Dial
      Meteorite set with diamonds
      Gem setting
      10 baguette-cut diamonds
    • Certification

      Certification
      Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

How to Set your
Day-Date 40

Synonymous with excellence and reliability, Rolex watches are designed for everyday wear, and depending on the model, perfectly suited for a wide range of sports and other activities. Built to last, these timepieces are characterized by their distinctive and timeless aesthetics. The Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 is the ultimate watch of prestige. Learn more about this model and how to set the time, date and day by watching the video.

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