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Old 28 May 2020, 07:29 AM   #1
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New Datejust 36mm Silver vs Blue

Hello Everyone,

I would appreciate your advice and thoughts as I'm heading tomorrow morning to the AD to get my first Datejust. I do like the new model (126234) with the new lugs and the classic look.

This is going to be my daily watch to add to my small collection that includes a Submariner 16610, and a Speedy professional, I need something small, and more dressy for office work and to stay on wrist the rest of the day in comfort.

Im heading for fluted bezel with jubilee bracelet, and in between the 2 dials, blue and silver. I tried and liked both, the silver is more classic and dressy, the blue is just perfect.


Please share your thoughts and experience...

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Old 28 May 2020, 07:34 AM   #2
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I would go with the silver dial. Like you mentioned, it’s a classic. Blue is nice, however, I personally would get tired of it. Also, you have two dark dial pieces already.

My 36mm white dial DateJust, I love. It gets more wrist time than my SS Sub/Date.
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Old 28 May 2020, 10:25 AM   #3
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I would be wary of any blue dial. Yes, they are the flavor of the month, but I fear 20 years from now, folks will laugh at them and say, “That is so 2020.l
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Old 28 May 2020, 10:32 AM   #4
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Silver goes with everything and the shiny dial gets lots more attention from others:
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Old 28 May 2020, 10:58 AM   #5
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I like the silver dial more.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:03 AM   #6
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Love the silver.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:54 AM   #7
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Blue is cool until it isn't, Silver and black are classics that will endure.
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Old 28 May 2020, 12:28 PM   #8
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Blue is the way to go. That sunburst in the light is killer.
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Old 28 May 2020, 01:06 PM   #9
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Silver gets my vote. Blue is cool but silver has the classic DJ look.
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Old 28 May 2020, 01:09 PM   #10
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I went with rhodium.




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Old 28 May 2020, 01:35 PM   #11
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Blue is the way to go. That sunburst in the light is killer.
I second this. My DJ is blue and trust me, I will never get tired of looking at it. My Rhodium YM is second only to the blue DJ.
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Old 28 May 2020, 04:18 PM   #12
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You already have 2 black dials. Easy choice here.... Silver.

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Old 28 May 2020, 08:53 PM   #13
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Old 28 May 2020, 08:59 PM   #14
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The blue dial looks beautiful.
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Old 28 May 2020, 09:06 PM   #15
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Hi Rami, nice collection. If it was mine I would add that mesmerizing touch of blue to the collection as it's already monochromatic.
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Old 28 May 2020, 09:12 PM   #16
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The blue dial is great looking but I would go with silver or white for a dial selection. They are neutral colors that match with most others and outfits.
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Old 28 May 2020, 09:48 PM   #17
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Sorry, but a blue dial would irk me every time I wear black clothes which is most of the time.
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Old 28 May 2020, 09:55 PM   #18
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I say silver too. It has a classy appeal that is hard to match with any other color.
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Old 28 May 2020, 09:59 PM   #19
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I love it especially because of it's blue dial.
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Old 28 May 2020, 10:09 PM   #20
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Both classic! I think the blue adds a sporty touch while the silver is dressier. Can't go wrong!
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Old 28 May 2020, 10:09 PM   #21
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Blue dial hands down. Nobody does blue better than Rolex.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:01 PM   #22
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Blue dial hands down. Nobody does blue better than Rolex.
Have you seen the VC Overseas? In my opinion that's as good as it gets.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:17 PM   #23
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Personally I would go silver, the most versatile and classy, although both dials are great. Look forward to your pics.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:24 PM   #24
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I would opt for the silver dial over the blue. True timeless classic that goes anywhere with anything.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:32 PM   #25
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the silver is more classic and dressy, the blue is just perfect.

I think you answered your own question


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Old 28 May 2020, 11:33 PM   #26
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My vote goes to silver

Based on what is in your collection already. Very versatile, can be dressy and informal. The blue, while beautiful (I have considered it myself) is limiting for formal and some business occasions. Either way you are a winner - with the classic size and the classic Rolex.
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Old 28 May 2020, 11:51 PM   #27
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I would be wary of any blue dial. Yes, they are the flavor of the month, but I fear 20 years from now, folks will laugh at them and say, “That is so 2020.l
I bet there haven't been too many times in the last 42 years since this was made that people laughed looking down at this :D

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Silver for a work watch.
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Old Yesterday, 12:45 AM   #29
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Blue, but that white dial is oh, so nice, too.
My SSDJ 36 in blue arrives Monday!
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The black (sunburst) dial is beautiful on this piece- definitely try one on if at all possible. Excluding that, I will vote for silver over blue. I’ve had all three on wrist.

Fantastic decision- this is one of the best pieces in the current lineup. You’ll be shocked at how comfortable this watch is on the jubilee.
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