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Rolex Day-Date 40 ‘President’ (Like New – March 2022) Ref. 228238

$46,750

Pre-Owned Rolex 40mm Day-Date 40 “President”, Champagne Dial, President Bracelet, Ref. 228238

One of the most prestigious and iconic watches from Rolex, synonymous with excellence and reliability, this 18K yellow gold Day-Date appears unworn and includes its original box and papers. The President bracelet, with its semi circular three piece links, was created in 1956 for the launch of the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, which was the first watch to indicate the day of the week spelt out in full. It represents the ultimate in refinement and comfort and is always made of carefully selected precious metal. Equipped with a new generation movement, the caliber 3255 was entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex for a superlative level of performance. The Day-Date 40 President is the ultimate watch of prestige, showing why its beauty and craftsmanship make it an aspirational watch for many.

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Additional information

Band Material

18k Yellow Gold

Band Type

President Bracelet

Bezel

Fluted, 18K Yellow Gold

Box and Papers

Box and Papers

Brand

Rolex

Caliber

3255

Case Material

18k Yellow Gold

Case Size

40mm

Caseback

Solid

Clasp

Invisible Clasp

Complication

Date, Day

Crown

Screw Down Crown

Crystal Material

Sapphire

Dial Color

Champagne

Movement

Automatic

Size

40mm – 42mm

Warranty

Full Factory Warranty

Item ID0005465
Model #228238
Model NameDay-Date
Year Producedca. 2022
Serial Number85U2XXXX

Description

Rolex is recognized throughout the world not only as a brand associated with luxury, but as a watch that is both luxurious and precise.  For Rolex, this hard-won and well-deserved recognition was never in doubt.  The founder, Hans Wilsdorf named the company Rolex to be pronounceable in any language, as he anticipated the acclaim his company would receive due to relentless pursuit of precision and accuracy in a wristwatch.  Soon after its founding, Rolex produced the first wristwatch to receive the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision, which was followed rapidly by receipt of a certificate of precision from the Kew Observatory in Great Britain.  From those roots Rolex built a legacy of innovation.  The Oyster watch was the first waterproof and dustproof wristwatch in 1926, followed by the first self-winding Perpetual rotor.  Building once again on innovation, the Datejust became the first self-winding wrist chronometer to include a date in a window on the dial.  Adventurous women and men who strive to make history have chosen Rolex for their expedition, which both perpetuates the brand’s claim to precision and dependability as well as attests to its veracity.  Hans Wilsdorf may have anticipated the acclaim Rolex would someday achieve, but even he might have been impressed with its success.