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Old 15 August 2018, 05:37 AM   #1
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DD 40 white or yellow gold?

Turning 40, gonna treat myself. Iím stuck between metal colors though. Rose does not work with my skin tone. I am ruling out olive and blue dials because they are very specific and I want some degree of versatility.
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Old 15 August 2018, 05:41 AM   #2
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Turning 40, gonna treat myself. Iím stuck between metal colors though. Rose does not work with my skin tone. I am ruling out olive and blue dials because they are very specific and I want some degree of versatility.




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Old 15 August 2018, 05:42 AM   #3
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Yellow. Great idea to get a DD40 for your 40th bday!

I really like the modern version of a classic. Some great dials to chose from in YG as well. All can be bought "right" thru a TS.

Good Luck on your hunt!
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Old 15 August 2018, 05:48 AM   #4
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Most models I would say WG, but not on the DD. White dial YG is my favorite in production DD.
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Old 15 August 2018, 06:10 AM   #5
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White gives the versatility
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Old 15 August 2018, 06:11 AM   #6
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Anybody seen a white gold white dial in person?
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Old 15 August 2018, 07:11 AM   #7
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DD 40 white or yellow gold?

Has to be the yellow gold as itís the classic and iconic Day-Date spec. Perfect for a 40th. I went truly iconic with the champagne stick dial, it will give years of enjoyment.
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Old 15 August 2018, 07:15 AM   #8
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i believe that if it's your first or only day date it should be YG
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Old 15 August 2018, 07:38 AM   #9
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I voted yellow... but i am biased. I went champagne and romans.
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Old 15 August 2018, 08:02 AM   #10
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I'm currently doing the same thing. I'm going to flip my Olive dial for a more traditional dial color like white or champagne/silver. I personally think and so does many on here (based on my thread) white dial is the cleanest/most crisp and easy to read combo no doubt. Its an iconic combo as well.

For a DD40 go YG.
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Old 15 August 2018, 08:49 AM   #11
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Current poll results are not helpful
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Old 15 August 2018, 08:51 AM   #12
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Both have there charm, depends on your current collection
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Old 15 August 2018, 10:16 AM   #13
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I'm currently doing the same thing. I'm going to flip my Olive dial for a more traditional dial color like white or champagne/silver. I personally think and so does many on here (based on my thread) white dial is the cleanest/most crisp and easy to read combo no doubt. Its an iconic combo as well.

For a DD40 go YG.
If I did YG it would be champagne / stick or roman
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Old 15 August 2018, 10:18 AM   #14
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If I did YG it would be champagne / stick or roman
If your going Champagne I think sticks would be a better option. The Champagne with the romans the dial is not as easy to read.
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Old 15 August 2018, 10:42 AM   #15
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I prefer Yellow over white, white just looks like steel
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Old 15 August 2018, 10:58 AM   #16
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Yellow gold.
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:08 AM   #17
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Yellow.


Would have to be yellow.
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:15 AM   #18
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Yellow 100% with Champagne Dial, absolute classic, although I am biased as I own one :)
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:46 AM   #19
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Same here ,turning 40 and wanted a piece
I went with the dd40 yellow gold Roman white face, it's the most legible dial
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:49 AM   #20
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What else do you have in your collection?

I prefer white metal but that’s just me. Most will say that the yellow gold DD is the quintessential Rolex.
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Old 15 August 2018, 12:07 PM   #21
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I'd go white gold with the silver stick dial

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Old 15 August 2018, 12:15 PM   #22
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Same here ,turning 40 and wanted a piece
I went with the dd40 yellow gold Roman white face, it's the most legible dial
Post some pictures please. I'm going to get this exact soon.
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Old 15 August 2018, 01:44 PM   #23
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Old 15 August 2018, 01:55 PM   #24
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I'm a little biased as I have a YG DD40 with champagne/sticks.

In WG, I would pick the silver quadrant/romans. That quadrant dial is really special.
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Old 15 August 2018, 02:48 PM   #25
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Tough call. It’d be WG for me. Really dig the white Romans and the black with sticks but haven’t seen either in the metal sadly.
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Old 15 August 2018, 03:16 PM   #26
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How about the WG DD40 with the dark rhodium dial / Stick Markers?

Thats a great combo. If your set with white dial roman then the YG DD is the best choice. Good luck
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:16 PM   #27
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What else do you have in your collection?

I prefer white metal but thatís just me. Most will say that the yellow gold DD is the quintessential Rolex.

Currently BLNR, Sub C, Green sub C and black gmt C
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:20 PM   #28
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My gf tells me to get WG because YG is out of style

I say, how is anybody gonna know how much money I wasted on my wrist watch?

Go yellow gold. 99.9% of people will think you white gold day date is a stainless steel. People who think they know about watches will think it's a datejust LOL

I really like the Day Date 2 in WG btw... so im not completely jaded
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If I did YG it would be champagne / stick or roman
Here is your answer
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Old 15 August 2018, 11:35 PM   #30
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To add some photos. I absolutely love this watch, think itís amazing. Also added a photo of a white gold with stunning meteorite dial.














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