Between 1965 and 1988, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona was available in a version with a black bezel in plexiglas, black subdials and screw-down chronograph pushers. It was the blueprint for today's Daytona in 904L steel with a black Cerachrom bezel in ceramic.
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This is it. The 24th week of the year. The 24 Hours of Le Mans. Starting today, a legendary non-stop race, around the clock. Timed to the second by the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona.
The 2017 running of Le Mans is particularly special for #Rolex Testimonee and legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen. This year the Danish driver celebrates the 20th anniversary of his first ever victory at Circuit de la Sarthe. His winning debut there in 1997 marked the start of a successful career; Kristensen went on to win eight more times at Le Mans, a feat unmatched by any... View details ⇨
Four time U.S. Open Championship winner Jack Nicklaus brings to life exclusive footage of what is widely regarded as golf’s ultimate test. Among the prestigious locations where the championship takes place, names like Winged Foot, Oakmont and Pebble Beach stand out as some of the best. The 2017 edition of this celebrated Major welcomes a new venue for top level play from the sport’s greatest... View details ⇨
The #Rolex Cosmograph Daytona has established an extraordinary track record in the world of motor sport since 1963, thanks to its legendary performance and reliability. The 18ct gold versions introduced this year are sportier than ever.
#Rolex was proud to be part of the Match for Africa 4, a special exhibition in Seattle. The event was a tremendous success and the Roger Federer Charitable Fund, Inc. raised funds that will benefit childhood education in Southern Africa. [ Vimeo.com Link ]
On 28 May the world’s fastest drivers will race through the streets of Monte-Carlo for one of the greatest Grands Prix of the season: the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DE MONACO 2017. Sheer bravery, precision driving and technical excellence have been essential ingredients for the winners of this keynote race since its inception in 1929. Among them are many all-time racing greats, including #Rolex... View details ⇨
Professional golfer Colin Montgomerie made a name for himself on the European Tour Tour, winning 31 titles – the most of any British player – and a record eight European Tour Order of Merit titles. Here he talks about the European tour’s newest chapter – the Rolex Series – and the positive impact winning its eight tournaments can have on the careers of the sport’s greatest players.
Rolex Awards is seeking Young Leaders. If you are between 18 and 30 years old with a ground-breaking proposal that will help to expand knowledge of our world and improve the quality of life on the planet, apply for a Rolex Award by 30 June 2017.
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An early Oyster Perpetual Lady-Datejust from 1957, this watch in 18ct yellow gold features the signature fluted bezel, a champagne dial and the "Officially Certified Chronometer" designation. Its distinctive, five-link bracelet is reminiscent of the Jubilee bracelet designed for the Datejust. 60 years old and still ticking flawlessly.
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The new #Rolex Lady-Datejust 28, the redefined Rolex classic for women, now available in 904L steel with a choice of sophisticated dials and a new-generation, high-performance mechanical movement.
The #Rolex Day-Date was the first wristwatch to display the date and day of the week spelt out in full in a window on the dial. With the President bracelet, originally created specially for it, the Day-Date continues to be the watch par excellence of influential people.
#Rolex Testimonee and internationally renowned marine biologist Sylvia A. Earle is a pioneer of ocean exploration. With her global initiative, Mission Blue, she is igniting public support to safeguard marine Hope Spots. She reminds us that the most important time is out there in the future. Her Rolex serves as a trusted ally for diving but also carries a deeper meaning.... View details ⇨
Did you know: the facets of the #Rolex Day-Date 40's deconstructed Roman numerals are polished one by one, on both sides. The craftsman operates in the dark with a light directed only at the component, to ensure a level of finish and reflection that no machine could achieve.
The Day-Date anniversary edition is distinguished by its dial in green, #Rolex’s hallmark colour. Known as the “presidents’ watch”, this special version is available exclusively in 18ct Everose or white gold, featuring the characteristic fluted bezel associated with the model since 1956.
Champion golfer Gary Player brings to life the excitement and awe of the Masters Tournament, one of golf’s most prestigious displays of excellence. He describes incredible moments of glory on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National Golf Club. What better way to experience this Major tournament than through the eyes of a three-time, Masters champion and one of the "Big Three”.
South African golfing legend Gary Player talks about Japan’s rising talent, Hideki Matsuyama. After finishing twice in the top 10 of the Masters Tournament, Matsuyama is determined to win not only his first Major title, but also the one and only Green Jacket, a definitive symbol of excellence and prestige. His skill and perseverance are bringing golfing glory to his family and country.
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