• reference

    279178

  • model case

    Oyster, 28 mm, yellow gold

  • bezel

    Fluted

  • water-resistance

    Waterproof to 100 meters / 330 feet

  • movement

    Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding

  • caliber

    2236, Manufacture Rolex

  • power reserve

    Approximately 55 hours

  • bracelet

    President, semi-circular three-piece links

  • dial

    Champagne-color set with diamonds

  • certification

    Superlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)

Champagne-color dial

The sunray finish creates delicate light reflections on many dials in the Oyster Perpetual collection. It is obtained using masterful brushing techniques that create grooves running outwards from the center of the dial.

The Fluted Bezel

The Rolex fluted bezel is a mark of distinction. Originally, the fluting of the Oyster bezel had a functional purpose: it served to screw the bezel onto the case helping to ensure the waterproofness of the watch. It was therefore identical to the fluting on the case back, which was also screwed onto the case for waterproofness, using specific Rolex tools. Over time, the fluting became an aesthetic element, a genuine Rolex signature feature. Today the fluted bezel is a mark of distinction, always in gold.

18 ct yellow gold

By operating its own exclusive foundry, Rolex has the unrivalled ability to cast the highest quality 18 ct gold alloys. According to the proportion of silver, copper, platinum or palladium added, different types of 18 ct gold are obtained: yellow, pink or white. They are made with only the purest metals and meticulously inspected in an in-house laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment, before the gold is formed and shaped with the same painstaking attention to quality. Rolex's commitment to excellence begins at the source.

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Model Availability

All Rolex watches are assembled by hand with the utmost care to ensure exceptional quality. Such high standarts naturally restrict Rolex production capacity and, at times, the demand for Rolex watches outpaces this capacity.

Therefore, the availability of certain models may be limited. New Rolex watches are exclusively sold by Official Rolex Retailers, who receive regular deliveries and independently manage the allocation and sales of watches to customers.

Haltom's Jewelers is proud to be part of the worlwide network of Official Rolex Retailers and can provide information on the availability of Rolex watches.

Rolex's classic feminine watch, the Lady-Datejust is in the lineage of the Datejust, the emblematic model that has been a byword for style and accurate timekeeping since its launch in 1945. The first women's version of this date chronometer, the Lady-Datejust, appeared in the late 1950s, bringing the heritage of timeless elegance and functionality to a smaller size perfectly suited to a lady's wrist.

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