Rolex Oyster Perpetual: Basel World 2015

The new Rolex Oyster Perpetual is available with colorful dials and five housing sizes. Price: from 4350 euro (RRP).

A Rolex model is now past, at least his name: the air-King. Now called the stresses simple and timeless, and also cheapest Rolex unisex model of simply Oyster Perpetual. It is the implementation of the oyster in pure form.

At Basel world 2015, the new Rolex Oyster Perpetual celebrated World premiere models. The curved letters “Air-King” under the Rolex logo at 12 o’clock is missing from now on, but does not harm the appearance of the clock: it seems this still puristischer.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual – Once Known as Air-king

The new Oyster Perpetual will of some also referred to as “Beginner Rolex”, because it is the “cheapest” Unisex Watch by Rolex with a price of less than 4,500 euros. It comes out without any additional features. Only hours, minutes, and seconds it displays. It is thus in the direct tradition of the first true oyster, which was launched in 1926 and the world’s first waterproof watch. The Rolex Oyster Perpetual is equipped with a self-winding perpetual rotor and certified as a chronometer. The housing and the three-row Oyster Bracelet is 904L stainless, there are no variants of gold or Platinum in this series. The bezel of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual is curved, unlike, for example, at the Rolex Datejust, a fluted white gold bezel is not available.

The New Sizes of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Already 2014 the Oyster Perpetual in the diameter was 31 and 36 millimetres presented, now follow the sizes 26, 34 and 39. The 39 version can be worn as only watch of the series well by men. The in-house calibre 3132 (39 MM version), 3130 (versions 34 and 36 MM) or 2231 (versions of 26 and 31 MM) in the chronograph work depending on the watch size. Power reserve: 48 hours.

Highlight for Ladies: the Champagne Dial

The colorful dials of the new Oyster Perpetual line are new: choose dark gray (dark rhodium), Champagne (gold), red (red grape) and olive green. Red grape is offered as only the colors for all sizes. The Oyster Perpetual 39 acts with dark grey dial particularly masculine, elegant and feminine the Rolex is Oyster Perpetual of 34 with Golden dial. The indexes are either rod-shaped about Roman, the hand always consist of 18-carat white gold.