Rolex Date 115200 34mm White Dial (2012), Perpetual Mechanical Self-Winding Movement, Stainless Steel Oyster Case, Water Resistance 100 meters. The Rolex Date are characterized by their distinctive and timeless aesthetic. Rolex started to manufacture the wristwatch in 2012. The Date 115200's mechanical movement is a COSC-certified chronometer with a precision of -2/+2 seconds every day.
To ensure the best quality, every Rolex Date is handcrafted in Switzerland. Rolex Date 115200 watch case is Stainless Steel: Oystersteel is used to make the stainless steel casings of Rolex Date wristwatches. Oystersteel is a steel from the 904L family that was developed by the company. When polished, Oystersteel offers an outstanding finish and maintains its beauty even in harsh conditions. Rolex can cast high-quality alloys because it owns and operates its own foundry.
The Rolex Date 115200's Rolex Oyster water resistance casing is water resistant to 100 Meters (330ft). Rolex manufactures each Oyster casing totally in-house and rigorously tests it for waterproof ratings. The watertight Twinlock winding crown is standard on the Rolex Date 115200. With the Twinlock system the screw-down crown is perfectly water-resistant owing to two sealed zones, one inside the tube and the other inside the crown.
The Rolex watch is equipped a Domed bezel. Rolex dials are made from only the purest metals and are carefully inspected in the company's own laboratory using state-of-the-art equipment. In order to get true metallic dial hues like White, Rolex dial treatments are crucial. In addition to having exceptional readability under any circumstances, the Rolex Rolex Date 115200 stands out in the dark because of its Chromalight dial. The factory is where Rolex's commitment to quality begins.
|Model||Rolex Date 115200-0008|
|Case Diameter||34 mm Round|
|Case Material||Stainless Steel|
|Water Resistance||100 m|
|Dial||White , Stick / Dot Indexes|
|Calibre||Rolex caliber 3135|
|Power Reserve||48 Hours|
|Calibre Diameter||28.50 mm|
In 1926, they invented the first water-resistant watch, and all of their timekeepers remain waterproof up to a certain depth. One of the strengths of Rolex watches is their water resistance, but how and why is the rolex mens water resistant?
Water resistant technology is heavily influenced by the standards and history of model brands. Rolex timepieces prove that not all models are made equal, despite their identical water resistance ratings.
Waterproof watches have long been the expertise of Rolex. In 1926, Rolex's founder Hans Wilsdorf invented and manufactured the first waterproof and hermetically sealed wristwatch called the Rolex Oyster. Wilsdorf's screw-down Oyster idea is used in many Swiss diver watches. There are features that make Rolex models superior to many other brands when it comes to water resistance. All Rolex watches come with a threaded oyster casing as standard.
Rolex uses a synthetic rubber fluoropolymer for the Rolex Date 115200 gasket. Corrosion, cold, heat, and chemicals are all resistant to the substance. The Rolex Date 115200 's water resistance is improved by the threaded Oyster casing. An element of the timekeeper is screwed onto the middle case, including the crown tube and case back. Oyster case compression increases the waterproofness of rubber gaskets. This makes the Rolex Date 115200 suitable for use at high pressures underwater. Its screw-down crown and case provide a water-resistance of up to 100 meters. To improve water resistance, another gasket seals around the threaded Twinlock crown. A Triplelock gives superior water resistance on the Rolex Submariner and Sea Dweller.
Rolex Oyster Stainless Steel 904L: Water that has been salted is highly erosive. Rolex uses highly rust resistant materials to protect their wristwatch mechanisms. The Rolex Oystersteel is made of grade 904L stainless steel, which NASA developed for its corrosion resistance. Rolex gaskets are made of fluoropolymers, a group of high performance polymers consisting of carbon and fluorine. A fluoropolymer is heat resistant, does not absorb water, and is unaffected by ultraviolet radiation.
There is no public discount on Rolex, watch prices on Rolex Date 115200 are not 'negotiable'. Authorized Rolex dealers are not permitted to discount any Rolex watch publicly. No special promotions and sales events are permitted by the brand. To negotiate 'privately' the price of a Rolex watch, the AD must already have a strong relationship with the buyer and an excellent history of buying Rolex watches.
What is the Rolex AD's margin on Rolex Date 115200 timekeepers? Rolex retailers are rumored to have margins of 40% when they sell Rolex models. For a more extensive distribution network, there is a bit higher margin.
Due to the fact that it is more than just a watch, a Rolex is expensive. When it comes to timekeepers, Rolex is the ultimate status symbol, as only those who can afford them can purchase them. There are a lot of watches that look like Rolex, but none of them have the same standing as Rolex.
Overall, while the cost of an expensive Rolex watch may make some people grimace at first, once the benefits of what is presented become clear, many individuals understand how far a timekeeper can improve your image. These timepieces have grown in popularity as time has passed.
This universally recognizable symbol of wealth and success contributes to the high demand for Rolex. Owning a beautiful timepiece such as a Rolex is worth every penny spent for those who can afford it because they will have more than just a timepiece. The watch, like the brand, is ageless and famous. Some Rolex models have a significant waitlist before they may be purchased.
There are some countries where a new Rolex is more affordable since duties and sales taxes are lower. People wonder whether a Rolex Date 115200 is cheaper in Europe. With the exception of short term currency fluctuations, Rolex price lists at AD (MRRP) are about the same around the globe.
Is it still worth saving a little bit on the price in Europe Duty-Free? You will also be charged state or local taxes when you import timepieces into the U.S. Trying to avoid US Customs duty is a criminal offense. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers can confiscate your Rolex Date 115200 if you are caught smuggling it.
The hassle of buying a timepiece in Europe is not worth it. Investing in a relationship with a local AD has more long-term benefits. Buying pre-owned or discontinued models from a reputable grey market retailer in your country is a better option if you want to save money on a Rolex Date 115200.
Europe taxes makes Rolex prices cheaper. However, a problem arises when you return home with a brand new Rolex watch pick up in Europe. Rolex timepieces bought overseas can be confiscated if they are found smuggled back into your country without US Customs declaration. The duty-free discount applies to the country of departure, not your country of residence. Items purchased from duty-free shops are duty-free only in the country where they were purchased.
The importation of Rolex timepieces is subject to customs declarations. By using your duty-free exemption, you can bring goods back into the United States without paying the relevant duty. A Rolex Date 115200 is not included in this exemption since it is limited to $800 per person.
If you exceed your US customs limit, your watch won't be taken, and you will just have to pay duty. Internationally purchased timepieces must be declared. No matter if they came from a Rolex store, a duty-free shops at the airport, or a gift.
As luxury status symbol, Rolex is among the most universally recognized status symbols. In terms of demand, the Submariner and GMT Master are most sought after. Models such as the Cosmograph Daytona are among the brand's most iconic pieces. Paul Newman's Rolex's Daytona was the most expensive watch ever sold at auction. At Phillips Auction gallery in New York, it sold for a record-breaking $17.8m. The Swiss timekeeper company has grown from strength to strength with improved movements and designs every decade since 1960. Rolex's success is largely due to its extremely high product quality. As a symbol of status, the Swiss band has been worn by some of the most significant and powerful individuals of the 20th century. Timekeeper enthusiasts and collectors can pass down Rolex timepieces for generations as Rolex timekeepers are engineered to the highest standards. A Rolex timepiece can typically last for a lifetime, especially if it is regularly serviced. In terms of production, Rolex is the world's largest luxury Swiss wrist watch company.
Rolex was created in London, England, in 1905 by Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, as Wilsdorf & Davis. A high-quality watch at a reasonable price was the company's aim. Originally, the company specialized in watch distribution, but in 1908, the brand changed its name to Rolex and moved to Switzerland to begin designing its own watches.
Rolex watches were the first wrist watches in the world to be certified as chronometers in 1910, and they quickly became famed for their precision and accuracy. The first waterproof timekeeper, named the Oyster, was created by Rolex in 1926, which pioneered the technology. In 1927, swimmer Mercedes Glietze tested the Rolex Oyster by wearing one around her neck over the English Channel. After 10 hours in the water, the model was not affected and still worked perfectly.
Rolex patented the world's first perpetual self-winding mechanism in 1931, continuing to create waves in the watchmaking business. In the bulk of the brand's models, these ground-breaking perpetual movements can be found. In 1945, they launched the Date 115200, the first self-winding watch capable of displaying the date. When Rolex debuted the Submariner diving watch in 1953, it was the first to include 100m(300ft) water resistance. In the decades that followed, Rolex kept on innovating. The GMT Master was the first watch that allowed pilots to read the time in various time zones at the same time. The Swiss brand first debuted it in 1954. The Rolex Day-Date, introduced in 1956, was the first watch to show the date as well as the day of the week. Rolex has become one of the most well-known and sought-after wrist watch brands in history, thanks to its diverse collection of watches. The first timekeeper with a countdown display was the Omega Yacht-Master II.
With countless high-profile partnerships, sponsorships, and an international ambassador program, Rolex has made its mark in sports and pop culture. For decades, Rolex has supported sports including tennis, golf, racing, and sailing.
Rolex's crown is today an iconic symbol associated with quality, innovation, and prestige. Throughout its history, Rolex watches have been worn by a slew of celebrities.
Even though Rolex Date 115200 watches keep good time, they may be affected by external factors. In the world of precision, Rolex's iconic perpetual movement plays a crucial role. How many seconds a day is a Rolex off? Watch movements from Rolex are certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Certification (COSC). Rolex Date 115200 is guaranteed to have a maximum deviation of less than -4 to +6 seconds per day. These are factors that can have an impact on the precision of your Rolex Perpetual movement, including the altitude, temperature, the amount you wear the Rolex Date 115200, and where your Rolex is stored.
While mechanical movements can't keep perfect time as well as a quartz movement powered by a battery, Rolex's Parachrom Hairspring is among the most stable and accurate ever made. All Rolex watches today are battery-less, except for their Oysterquartz model that was discontinued in 2001. To keep precise timing, they are powered by a perpetual rotor inside. In other words, a Rolex Date 115200 is an 100% mechanical wristwatch. A Rolex Date 115200 's perpetual movement runs off the wrist's movement when it is worn. The perpetual rotor relies on the wrist movement of the wearer to keep the mainspring functioning. Watches from Rolex need to be wound up and worn regularly in order to remain accurate. As the Rolex is not worn, it slows down and eventually stops working. The Rolex Date 115200 watch, however, has its own power reserve. You can set it aside or take it off and it will continue to keep accurate time for 40 hours or more, depending on the model.