Among the many bevy of recent Rolex watches launched this 12 months have been a couple of surprising watches, which isn’t a phrase we frequently mutter in regards to the model. We noticed some unusually colourful dials (extra on these later), and the launch of a wholly new formal assortment known as the Perpetual 1908, a reference to the model’s identify coinage by Wans Wilsdorf. With its introduction, the present Cellini line has come to a detailed. The 1908 lives throughout the ‘basic’ vary alongside the likes of the Oyster Perpetual and Sky-Dweller, however feels distinctly totally different from any current line. Coming from a model that’s been on the heart of the game watch craze over the previous decade, the 1908 looks like a breath of contemporary air.
The Perpetual 1908 is a 3 hand time solely watch supplied solely in 18k white or yellow gold. The trim case measures 39mm in diameter with a divided, partially fluted bezel framing the austere dial. Inside resides the Rolex computerized caliber 7140, which will get a wholesome quantity of ornament worthy of being offered by means of an exhibition caseback. This can be a new transfer from Rolex this 12 months, showing on each this watch, and the sixtieth anniversary platinum Daytona.
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