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Old 16 February 2020, 11:03 AM   #1
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Opinions do matter. Please chime in president or 2 datejust ???!

Ok Iím getting close to narrowing down my decision on a new purchase

I currently have the datejust II yellow gold ivory dial and oyster bracelet.

I was thinking about getting a second watch and it would be a datejust 41 TT yellow gold and Wimbledon dial.

BUT..........my delegate now is do I want two watches or would I want one day date. ??? I am looking at the day date 36 118238 black diamond dial yellow gold.

If I get the day date I would trade in my current watch and then pay the difference for the day date. I canít afford the 40 or 41 mm day date right now and seems like many say the 36 mm is more elegant especially for an all gold watch.

So whatís your thoughts. Go with the one day date or have two datejust ??


I know itís all personal but Iím having such a hard time deciding
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Old 16 February 2020, 11:19 AM   #2
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I would prefer one day date. Wear the best as often as possible. I get a lot more joy wearing PM watches.
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Old 16 February 2020, 11:26 AM   #3
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One day date and put the money towards a vintage SS
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Old 16 February 2020, 11:43 AM   #4
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Yeah that does sound good with the one president. Not to long ago I bought a presidential style gold bracelet. It would look really nice together.
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Old 16 February 2020, 11:52 AM   #5
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Get the Day-Date.
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Old 16 February 2020, 11:58 AM   #6
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Old 16 February 2020, 12:21 PM   #7
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Old 16 February 2020, 12:57 PM   #8
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lol easy choice.

DayDate40, all day, everyday.
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Old 16 February 2020, 01:03 PM   #9
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DD36 or 40
You’ll love either.

Personally, I went with the DD40
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Old 16 February 2020, 01:11 PM   #10
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Just bite the bullet and get the big daddy.

You'll eventually get the DayDate. Might as well do it now and be done with it. If you get 2 x DJs you'll lose more money as well when you upgrade to the DD.
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Old 16 February 2020, 01:15 PM   #11
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I really like the DJ II watches so I don't think the DJ 41 is an option. I also don't care for the 36mm dial, so I say Save for the DD, and keep the DJ II.

This is actually the same route I'm taking too.
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Old 16 February 2020, 01:30 PM   #12
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This is the day date I’m looking into. Does anyone here own this watch and have at shots. Is it to small for a male these days???? Or is it straight classssss??
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Old 16 February 2020, 01:35 PM   #13
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This is the day date I’m looking into. Does anyone here own this watch and have at shots. Is it to small for a male these days???? Or is it straight classssss??
IMHO just get the DD40. Its the perfect size in todays age.

The argument between the 36mm and 40mm is done to death. To me in todays climate the DD40 is the best looking and fitting for any guy unless you have very feminine wrists < 6 inches.

Comparing what was in fashion decades ago with now is not relevant plus showing pictures of Suge Knight wearing a DD36 is also not relevant because the only option was the 36mm back then. These days its the 40 or nothing.

AND if your currently wearing a DJ II the 36mm DD is gonna feel tiny on you.
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Old 16 February 2020, 01:35 PM   #14
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DD 36. Classic choice.
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Old 16 February 2020, 02:58 PM   #15
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Try the 36 and 40 and if you like the 40 more then don't settle for the 36. I settled for a 36 and I ended regretting it. It never felt like it had any wrist presence. Go big or go home.
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Old 16 February 2020, 03:01 PM   #16
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Old 17 February 2020, 05:22 AM   #17
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DD40 > DD36 IMO. It's not just about the size, you can't really tell in the pictures, but the DD40 "feels higher quality" than the DD36.
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Old 17 February 2020, 06:11 AM   #18
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Old 17 February 2020, 07:36 AM   #19
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I Prefer the 36mm. However, without the bling. I like simplicity.
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Old 17 February 2020, 07:53 AM   #20
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Day date. I would also agree with others that you should look into the DD40 if you haven’t already. Putting aside the size difference, it’s a much better overall watch
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Old 17 February 2020, 07:54 AM   #21
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I would go with day date. I love the weight of tray watch
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Old 17 February 2020, 08:06 AM   #22
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The DD black diamond dial is Rolex perfection. Try on the 36 and see if it works. If not, go for the big daddy.

Do it once, and do it right. You'll wear this watch every day and love it!
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Another vote for the DD. Also a fan of the 36 vs the 40
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Old 17 February 2020, 08:19 AM   #24
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Old 17 February 2020, 12:01 PM   #25
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The DD black diamond dial is Rolex perfection. Try on the 36 and see if it works. If not, go for the big daddy.

Do it once, and do it right. You'll wear this watch every day and love it!
Problem I ha s is where I live thereís only one Rolex dealer and they donít have this watch so canít try it on 8(
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Old 17 February 2020, 12:02 PM   #26
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Old 17 February 2020, 12:07 PM   #27
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One thing I have noticed on the DD YELLOW GOLD is that lots of the older models the gold looks real dirty or patina ...I’m not a fan of that and not sure if some resellers don’t polish them correct or if the gold is stained, tarnished or what but to me that’s very ugly.
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Old 17 February 2020, 12:08 PM   #28
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Problem I ha s is where I live thereís only one Rolex dealer and they donít have this watch so canít try it on 8(
Surely they have both 36 and 40mm watches. The dj and dd wear the same from a size perspective. Just try on something of both sizes and you should know.
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Old 17 February 2020, 12:17 PM   #29
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One thing I have noticed on the DD YELLOW GOLD is that lots of the older models the gold looks real dirty or patina ...Iím not a fan of that and not sure if some resellers donít polish them correct or if the gold is stained, tarnished or what but to me thatís very ugly.
its normal for gold as it ages, but the one that you posted is pretty polished. the fluted bezel and lugs look melted
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its normal for gold as it ages, but the one that you posted is pretty polished. the fluted bezel and lugs look melted
Yeah I noticed that but wasnít sure. It looks a little
To smooth around the bezel. I believe itís a 2010 with one polishing from what I been told
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