In 2012, Rolex’s most complicated series Sky-Dweller was released. It is equipped with the brand’s most complex movement and comes with the brand’s powerful influence. With many outstanding patented technologies and heritage of the brand’s tradition, Triangle pit bezel decoration and other characteristics, once launched, it has attracted widespread attention from watch enthusiasts from all walks of life, and became one of the hotly debated models at that time. In 2017, Rolex added a new work to this collection with classic aesthetic characteristics at the Basel Jewellery and Watch Fair. It is the Rolex Sky-Dwelle platinum and steel watch, which brings together 11 patents of the brand, all related to reliability and precision, ergonomics and Basic categories such as waterproof performance fully demonstrate Rolex’s superior technology. Let’s take a look together. (Watch model: 326934)
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Rolex Sky-Dwelle white gold steel watch
Nowadays, with the continuous improvement of watch functions and styles by watch enthusiasts, the importance of simple and delicate mechanical timepieces has been emphasized. This is the spirit of the new Rolex Sky-Dweller series. It is designed for global travellers. It has a unique charm whether it is display function, movement operation or daily use. Not only has a unique appearance, but also the perfect combination of superb technology and simple operation, reflecting the simplicity of Sky-Dweller.
High cold and reliable
18ct white gold triangular bezel
The new model adopts a 42mm white gold / steel case, combining 904L stainless steel and 18ct white gold. It perfectly combines the reliability of stainless steel with the luxury and high-temperature characteristics of platinum. After being treated with brushing and polishing, it shows perfection. Sensual enjoyment, very beautiful. The heritage of the brand’s Ring Command triangular pit pattern bi-directional rotating outer ring, adding classic connotation and charm to the inch above the wrist. The crown has a screw-in, double-lock, double waterproof system that guarantees the watch’s excellent water resistance and demonstrates the rock-solid reliability of the Rolex brand.
Dual time zone display with blue dial
The sunray pattern dial is covered with long-lasting blue light material, showing an excellent gradient blue visual enjoyment. The hollow hands and the hour markers of the watch are covered with an easy-to-read Chromalight display, which can clearly show the time at the moment even in a dark environment, which is very convenient. The date display window is located at the 3 o’clock position of the watch, and with the brand’s anti-reflective convex mirror, the date display is more clear and intuitive, showing the unique connotation of the watch. The almanac function, through the Rolex patented Saros’s almanac system, automatically distinguishes between 30-day small months and 31-day large moons, which can be linked and operated simply through the bezel, which is simple and fast.
Unique rotating off-axis disk
Local time is indicated by a central hand, while hometown is indicated by a rotating off-axis dial, indicated by a fixed red inverted triangle mark. The unique 24-hour display panel design is convenient to distinguish between day and night in the hometown, and will not be confused by the same morning and evening time. In addition, the design of singular time scales and double digits of Arabic numerals not only intuitively separates the space between time scales, but also makes the disk layout more beautiful and very user-friendly.
White gold / steel gold bracelet
Equipped with an oyster 18ct white gold / steel inter-gold bracelet, just like the inter-gold case, it gives the watch an overall sense of substitution. In addition, the classic Oyster bracelet inherits the outstanding performance of the brand’s classic models, as always, it is stable and reliable, which can well protect the wrist watch from the wrist. Rolex patented buckle with 5mm easy-to-adjust chain extension system makes the watch fit the wrist more ergonomically and is very convenient.
Rolex Sky-Dwelle white gold steel watch
Summary: The combination of stainless steel and white gold contrasts with the blue gradient dial, which makes the classic Sky-Dweller series shine again. Incorporating the excellent dual time zone and annual calendar functions, it also adds connotation to the watch, inheriting the brand’s classic triangular bezel and oyster waterproof case, showing the reliability as always. If you like this watch, consider it.