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  • Manufacturer: Rolex
    Year: 2020
    Reference No: 126234
    Case No: VU7****
    Model Name: Datejust 36
    Material: 18ct White Gold and Stainless Steel
    Calibre: Automatic Rolex 3235 with 70 hour power reserve
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless Steel Jubilee
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless Steel Folding Easylink Clasp

  • Artist Biography


    Swiss • 1905

    Founded in 1905 England by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis as Wilsdorf & Davis, it soon became known as the Rolex Watch Company in 1915, moving its headquarters to Geneva in 1919. Like no other company, the success of the wristwatch can be attributed to many of Rolex's innovations that made them one of the most respected and well-known of all luxury brands. These innovations include their famous "Oyster" case — the world's first water resistant and dustproof watch case, invented in 1926 — and their "Perpetual" — the first reliable self-winding movement for wristwatches launched in 1933. They would form the foundation for Rolex's Datejust and Day-Date, respectively introduced in 1945 and 1956, but also importantly for their sports watches, such as the Explorer, Submariner and GMT-Master launched in the mid-1950s.

    One of its most famous models is the Cosmograph Daytona. Launched in 1963, these chronographs are without any doubt amongst the most iconic and coveted of all collectible wristwatches. Other key collectible models include their most complicated vintage watches, including references 8171 and 6062 with triple calendar and moon phase, "Jean Claude Killy" triple date chronograph models and the Submariner, including early "big-crown" models and military-issued variants.

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Ref. 126234
This latest model 36mm Datejust with upgraded 3235 calibre movement and 18ct white gold fluted bezel is found in superb condition and of course complete with the original Rolex, 5 year warranty card and booklets. Fitted to the extremely sought after new Jubilee bracelet with comfortable Easylink clasp, this ref.126234 also sports the crisp silver dial with legible luminous hour batons.