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The very best Rolex gold watches

Milan Italy - September 24 2017: Rolex watches in a store in Milan. Fashion week Rolex shopping

Rolex is a name synonymous with elegance and opulence and has being growing its reputation for remarkable timepieces since 1905.

The swish designs on each watch, whether they have a vintage, professional or modern style, are made carefully and precisely, therefore owning one not only comes with a responsibility to take care of it but also offers a certain status to the wearer. With a variety of materials, bracelets, dials, bezels and models to choose from you can own something that suits you and your style perfectly.

Due to the remarkable works of Rolex over the years, as well as the premium quality of their products, they have made a significant impact when it comes to the world of luxury watches.

Rolex watches are definitely one of the most prestigious and reliable timepieces in the world and, if you’re considering a worthy investment, we’ve asked the experts over at Luxe Watches, who specialise in Rolex watch servicing and repairs, for their favourite models to look at.

Pearlmaster 34

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With a bezel set with diamonds and a dial window holding a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, the luxurious Rolex Pearlmaster oozes glamour and elegance. Other features include a 34mm case with 18ct yellow gold and a bracelet in the same material, a cyclops lens on the date window for easy reading and it is also water-resistant up to 100 meters with a power reserve of approximately 48 hours.

Yacht-Master II White Dial 18 CT Yellow Gold

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Whether you are into yachting or not, this Rolex Yacht-Master II is the ultimate timepiece. The nautical-inspired design of this 18ct yellow gold timepiece and its blue, ceramic bezel with gold-coated numbers will surely leave you in awe. The watch features a mechanical, self-winding movement that gives you precise and reliable timekeeping.

If you are looking for more information on the features of the Yacht-Master II and might be interested in purchasing one, websites such as WatchShopping will offer all you need to know.

Cosmograph Daytona

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Since 1963, the Cosmograph Daytona has been widely considered as the motor sport timepiece and has appeared on the wrists of some of the world’s most successful drivers. It features a second hand that displays an accurate reading to one-eighth of a second, two dials showing elapsed time in hours and minutes and it has a 72-hour long power reserve.

GMT-Master II

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The Rolex GMT-Master II has a 40mm case with 18ct white gold and a bidirectional 24-hour rotatable bezel, offering an refined look. The new 3285 calibre inside is a new-generation movement that was developed and manufactured by Rolex. The GMT-Master II is water-resistant up to 100 metres and it features a unique meteorite dial that offers easy readability.

Cellini Moonphase

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The Rolex Cellini Moonphase offers a simple white dial placed inside a 39mm, 18ct rose gold case. The full moon that is present in the face of the Cellini gradually moves around the complication as each day of the month passes. It has a double bezel that is domed and fluted and a self-winding mechanical movement with a power reserve of approximately 48 hours.

Day-Date Automatic Champagne Dial 18CT Yellow Gold

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The Rolex Day-Date is, arguably, one of the best Rolex watches ever made. With its champagne dial and gold-tone hands, diamond hour markers and windows for both the day and date this is luxury design at its finest. The Day-Date also has a calibre 3155 movement, while the bracelet of the watch is made of 18ct gold and features a concealed folding Crownclasp.

Sky-Dweller Sundust Dial 18CT Everose Gold

The 18ct Everose Gold Sky-Dweller has a unique design that ensures an elegant look. The dial on the Sky-Dweller Everose holds 18ct Everose Roman numerals and rectangular cut-outs located behind each digit. The cut-outs are where the month is shown by a bright red disc, while the date is shown at the cut-out at 3 o’clock.


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The Rolex Datejust was first launched in 1945 as the Oyster. Today, the Rolex Datejust is highly customisable with a wide range of different case sizes and materials, a variety of face colours, materials and decoration, and a choice of straps and bezels. It is also water-resistant up to 100 metres. Image above shows the Datejust 41 in all its glory.

Submariner Date

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The Submariner is among the most popular of Rolex watches. Consisting of a 40mm with 18ct white gold case that features a unidirectional rotatable bezel, it also has an Oyster bracelet with a deployment buckle. The dial window has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal to ensure durability and cyclops lens over the date window for easy readability.

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