Fun Facts About The Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Think Rolex think class, right? The word Rolex has become synonymous with class and there’s a reason why. Rolex is among the leading brands when it comes to watch production. This all started in 1905, in London England with two gentlemen by the names of Hans Wildorf and Alfred Davis. Originally known as Wildorfs and Davis, it was later renamed Rolex SA. Currently the headquarters are in Geneva Switzerland.

It has won awards time and time again for its quality timepieces and there is no stopping the company. As of 2018, Forbes listed Rolex watches as the 71st most valuable brand.

About Rolex Oyster Perpetual

Rolex Oyster Perpetual is a model of the Rolex timepieces which is now gaining popularity. The first Oyster model was manufactured in 1926 and it was the world’s first waterproof and dust proof watch which made the brand Rolex stand out to the world. Since its creation, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual model has retained most of the original features, with just very few alterations. Its features which amazed the masses and continue to do the same include curved lines on the outer casing curving around the bezel.  It has retained the slim lugs, the polished lines and the surface has the same flat and brushed look.

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual brands are classified into 2 models, namely:

Oyster Perpetual 26/31/34/36/39

In this lineup, there are 3 movements

  • The Oyster Perpetual 39 movement.

This is a less sporty version of the Rolex Explorer 39mm with very slight differences. It shares the same case, bracelet and buckle. In addition it has a similar bezel and the same movement as the above mentioned Rolex explorer 39mm. The difference between the two kinds of models is in the dial and the hands.

  • The Oyster Perpetual 34 and 36 models.

These models may be slightly smaller than the ones mentioned above but they deliver just as much. They have a caliber 3130 with a parachrom hairspring in them.

  • The Oyster Perpetual 28 and 31 models.

These are the smallest models in the oyster perpetual models. They have a caliber 2231.

  • Oyster Perpetual date 34.

Also known as Date 34, this model features a date display and allows for date movement. It also has the options of customization with the inclusion of diamonds on the dial.

There are 5 classes of the Oyster Perpetual, each with distinct features which make them the best for people with class. They vary from men’s watches to women’s watches. They can also vary in features like light dial watches, colored dial watches and finally dark dial watches.

Women Watches

Rolex Oyster Perpetual offers a variety of women watches which match the different customers’ preferences. Since they range between small to medium sized watches, they are the perfect time pieces for women on the go. The fact that they can be worn with anything is just an added bonus. They are mostly referred to as casual watches since they can be used as accessories for any type of dress code.

Men’s Watches

While originally seen as a feminine friendly watch due to size, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual has been created for both sexes. In fact, with the aim to capture men, in 2015, Rolex introduced a 39 mm watch in the Oyster series.

Light Dial Watches

For the client who loves a bright looking color, this timepiece is perfect. These watches have their face side that are bright enough to reflect the light.

Dark Dial Watches

These are the types of watches with a dark colored face or dial. They work for the clients who love dark and demure colors. Basic black is the color for the dark dials.

Colored Dial Watches

This brand of Oyster watches have a colored face on them. They are offered to clientele who love adding a splash of color to their lives. There are many varieties to choose from and they include colors like red grape, salmon, olive green, pink, silver blue, purple grape and champagne gold among others.

Prices

Rolex Oyster Perpetual watches are sold at competitive yet affordable rates. The prices are indicative of the work done on the watches. They are well crafted, well designed and well-priced for the satisfaction of customers. While buying a Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch, it is advisable to go to one of the authorized dealers to get an authentic timepiece.

 

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