Yellow Gold Rolex Day-Date 40

May 27, 2016

If you've seen Justin Timberlake's music video for 'Can't Stop the Feeling!' you may have noticed the gold Rolex on his wrist. Known as the 'Presiden't Watch' the Day-Date model was introduced in 1956 and was the first Rolex to feature the President bracelet. 
Photo of Yellow Gold Rolex Day-Date 40
Yellow Gold Rolex Day-Date 40 (photo: rolex)
One of the most identifiable characteristics of this model is the arc-shaped window that displays the day of the week at the 12 o'clock position. The first wristwatch to spell out the day on the dial, the day display is now available in 26 languages.

The Day-Date is only available in 18 karat gold or 950 Platinum, adding to the prestige of this timepiece. The gold versions feature a fluted bezel as seen on the yellow gold configuration shown in the photo above. The platinum version with the ice blue dial comes with a smooth bezel.

The 40 mm Day-Date is powered by a new-generation 3255 movement, this timepiece received Rolex's Superlative Chronometer Certification for its precision of -2/+2 seconds per day after casing. The suggested retail price for the yellow gold Rolex Day-Date is 33,200 Swiss francs or approximately $33,459 US.


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