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Old 24 March 2011, 06:40 AM   #1
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Basel '11: Datejust - Special Edition

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OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST SPECIAL EDITION

CASE
. Type OYSTER (monobloc middle case, screw-down case backand winding crown)
. Diameter 34 mm
. Material 18 ct EVEROSE gold, polished finish
. Case back Screw-down with Rolex fluting
. Bezel Set with 12 brilliant-cut diamonds (~0.39 ct)
. Winding crown Screw-down, TWINLOCK double waterproofness system
. Crystal Scratch-resistant sapphire CYCLOPS lens (2.5 ×) over the date, double anti-reflective coating
. Waterproofness 100 metres (330 feet)

MOVEMENT
. Calibre 2235, Manufacture Rolex
. Precision Officially certified Swiss chronometer
Functions
. Instantaneous date with rapid setting at 3 o’clock
. Stop-seconds for precise time setting
. Oscillator Frequency: 28,800 beats/hour (4 Hz)
. Hairspring with Breguet overcoil
. Balance wheel with variable inertia
. High-precision regulating via two gold MICROSTELL A nuts
. Traversing balance bridge
. Jewelling 31 rubies
Winding
. Bidirectional self-winding via PERPETUAL rotor
. Power reserve Approximately 48 hours


DIALS
GOLDUST DREAM (motif via deposition of 18 ct pink gold
on white mother-of-pearl)

GOLDUST DREAM (motif via deposition of 18 ct pink gold
on black Tahiti mother-of-pearl)
. Hour markers 18 ct gold Roman numerals, large gem-set VI
. Hands 18 ct pink gold
BRACELET
. Type OYSTER, five-piece links
. Material 18 ct EVEROSE gold, polished finish
Clasp Folding with invisible CROWNCLASP
REFERENCE (CASE – BRACELET): 81315 – 72845
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:51 AM   #2
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God help me...

The Long Haired General has just peered over my shoulder and proclaimed, "wrong, but somehow right...I like it"

Oh, hell...
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Old 24 March 2011, 06:53 AM   #3
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holy moses Rolex is really churning out the Everose this year!!!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:01 AM   #4
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I am not a fan of this one. The dial is way too busy.
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:05 AM   #5
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I hope my wife doesn't see this one.
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:09 AM   #6
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I hope my wife doesn't see this one.
Too late for me,mate!

I told her I'd have to put her on the game to pay for one... She seemed strangely excited...

Hey, Pimpin' ain't easy, but it's a livin'!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:10 AM   #7
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JJ was predicting rose gold and diamonds! Boy was he right this year...
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:26 AM   #8
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I really like that ladies watch but it may be a little tough to read.
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:27 AM   #9
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JJ was predicting rose gold and diamonds! Boy was he right this year...

75K+ posts....the man knows his stuff!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:42 AM   #10
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Looks like there should be a tinker bell inscribed on the case back.
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:42 AM   #11
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horrendous !
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:55 AM   #12
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where is the barf emoticon...

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Old 24 March 2011, 08:38 AM   #13
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Not my cup of tea, but it's okay.
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Old 24 March 2011, 08:39 AM   #14
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take the flowers off the dial and you got a nice watch
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Old 24 March 2011, 08:41 AM   #15
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Is the case diameter 34mm correct for the DJ?
Hope it is a typo.
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Old 24 March 2011, 08:52 AM   #16
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Larry ...... not my kind of watch ...... but great job providing the pics and the summary!
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Old 24 March 2011, 09:02 AM   #17
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Old 24 March 2011, 09:16 AM   #18
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Yikes, not my cuppa....
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Old 24 March 2011, 09:18 AM   #19
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Old 24 March 2011, 09:54 AM   #20
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Well, assuming it's designed for women.... I kind of like it, though the dial would be hard to read....oh yes - but it don't glow!
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Old 24 March 2011, 12:34 PM   #21
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The wife loves it...
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Old 24 March 2011, 12:51 PM   #22
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and the disappointments continue!!
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Old 24 March 2011, 01:02 PM   #23
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I would would give it low marks for readability, but I like the styling for a ladies watch! Present that to your wife and expect a lot of big smiles!!!!
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Old 24 March 2011, 01:31 PM   #24
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Old 24 March 2011, 05:37 PM   #25
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My mom likes it .. thats actually strange considering she usually dosnt go for that kind of thing
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:01 PM   #26
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I would would give it low marks for readability, but I like the styling for a ladies watch! Present that to your wife and expect a lot of big smiles!!!!
...I'd expect a damn sight more than SMILES!
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:32 PM   #27
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...I'd expect a damn sight more than SMILES!
Maybe your favorite meal too
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Old 24 March 2011, 07:40 PM   #28
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Old 24 March 2011, 08:14 PM   #29
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If I was married, my wife would like it.
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Rolex gone everose crazy!!
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