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Old 25 August 2019, 03:43 AM   #1
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How long will an ordered Datejust gold and stainless take to come in ?

Iím sure itís repetitive at this point but my AD did not have the Datejust 41 yellow gold and stainless I wanted. They had a few but not the champagne dial I wanted. Neither did two other ADs locally. I ordered it and they told me they canít give me a delivery date but it may be two weeks or it could be two months. Has anyone had any issues with ordering gold and stainless from Rolex? I completely understand the shortage of stainless steel Rolexís and was even told from the ADs that they wouldnít be able to ďorderĒ a stainless watch. They could however order the gold and stainless so I went ahead and did it.... now I am impatiently waiting for this damn thing to come in and itís been two weeks. Already driving me nuts
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Old 25 August 2019, 05:23 AM   #2
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Tell this to someone on a Daytona waitlist to drive them nuts. Two weeks is nothing, ask to be on a Daytona, GMT or sub SS wait list and see how that compares. Great choice btw.
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Old 25 August 2019, 05:46 AM   #3
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Tell this to someone on a Daytona waitlist to drive them nuts. Two weeks is nothing, ask to be on a Daytona, GMT or sub SS wait list and see how that compares. Great choice btw.
Lol I feel a tiny bit better and wonder... are those who are waiting for Daytonaís, GMT and Subs asking for all stainless steel? Iím hoping the fact that I ordered gold and stainless itíll be the minimum wait time. Also, Iím bothered even more because my loyalty is an Achilles heel. Another AD had the watch I wanted but I really wanted to give the business to my normal AD. Iíve purchased everything my wife and I own off of them. Felt like it was the right thing to do... now not so much haha.
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Old 25 August 2019, 06:02 AM   #4
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will be around 2-4 weeks if rolex usa has it, could be 2-3 months if it has to come from overseas. you'll probably have it in a few weeks
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Old 25 August 2019, 10:17 AM   #5
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And the fact that they have no real idea simply tells me Rolex and its marketing partners, the ADs, don't have a clue what they are doing from a corporate point of view. How hard is it to install an inventory system? Frankly these guys are operating by the seat of their pants in a way that folks operated in the 1950's. And I don't buy this Rolex "mystique" thing. This is corporate malfeasance.

Sorry for the rant and good luck on getting your watch soonest.
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Old 25 August 2019, 12:22 PM   #6
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Excellent choice. It’s a classic configuration so not surprising there’s occasionally a bit of a wait on this (though obviously not the same as the SS sport watch craziness). I was also after a TT DJ41 champagne dial/jubilee bracelet early this year. ADs in my area didn’t have it and eventually I got it from an out of town AD.

The watch does not disappoint.
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Old 25 August 2019, 12:27 PM   #7
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I’ve ordered one for my wife. The told me it would take two to four weeks, and it was just two weeks until it arrived at the AD.
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Old 25 August 2019, 12:29 PM   #8
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I would look at a reseller for one with warranty card dated 2019 and enjoy the discount, since it's unlikely you will get a discount from the AD on a DJ 41 at this time. Enjoy the discounts until the inventory of DJ goes down and then all the resellers will raise the price to above retail. price increases coming soon.
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Old 26 August 2019, 01:24 AM   #9
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Iíve ordered one for my wife. The told me it would take two to four weeks, and it was just two weeks until it arrived at the AD.
Yep I am hoping it falls into that time frame. Need it before I go to Bermuda
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How long? Nobody knows at this point. ADs have no idea when or what they can get. Hard to run a business like that, I would think. I cannot think of another business which is run this way.
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Old 26 August 2019, 03:30 AM   #12
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Did you try Long's in Burlington? I was there on Friday and thought I saw one (Fluted/Jubilee).
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Old 26 August 2019, 09:10 AM   #13
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Did you try Long's in Burlington? I was there on Friday and thought I saw one (Fluted/Jubilee).
I know but friendly with my AD. I saw a couple locally but loyal to my jeweler. That might change if he doesnít get in quickly... Iím hoping since Iíve seen two others locally that the dial I want wonít be too hard or take too long to come in from an order. Wishful thinking?
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