This year Rolex is introducing one of it’s old classics packed in a different pack with lot innovations on it, all with one purpose to allow world travellers dual time track. As all Rolex watches Sky-Dweller has high performance features, many of them improved and innovated in the last few years, therefore as a technological piece with 11 protected patents it’s technological sophistication didn’t stand on the way of it’s simplicity to use.
One of the main features in terms of the used materials is the choice of yellow Rolesor, or white Rolesor version, combination of 904L Steel and 18 ct yellow or white gold. Gold and Steel combination has always been a real hallmark during Rolex history, this two materials are reach with luxurious look, highly stabile and resistant. One of them is precious and noble and the other one is core base of many alloys, together they live impression of elegance and class.
The possibility to track two time zones at the same time is magnificent, local time read via centre hands and reference time display in a 24 hour format via small chronograph on the dial. Rotatable bezel made of gold is one of the many innovations featured in this wrist beauty, as well as the innovative annual calendar named Saros that needs adjustment only once per year when month changes from February to March.
Rolex- Sky-Dweller has 9001 calibre with self winding mechanism, it is one of the most complex calibre ever developed by the brand. The oscillator has Parschrom hairspring insensitive on magnetic field which is more stabile than any other and provides high pressure durability and punctuality. Power reserve is up to 72 hours.
This time piece is waterproof safe up to 100 meters, it’s case back is hermetically closed and screwed down that allows to be opened only by Rolex watchmakers.
Sticker price 43,867 AUD for the gold version
21,700 AUD for the steel and gold version
18,250 AUD for the steel an white gold