Bob’s Spotlight: The Platinum Day-Date II Ref. 218206
For this version of Bob’s Spotlight, we focus the light one of the greatest and baddest Rolex watches around. Sit back and take in the amazing subtleties of this Platinum President.
What is the Day-Date II?
When Rolex divulged the Day-Date in 1956, it caused a ripple effect as the primary schedule wristwatch to indicate the day written in full on the dial, alongside the date. Situated as the best of Rolex watches, the Day-Date immediately turned into the top decision among the world’s chiefs, superstars, and businessmen.
The Day-Date is as of now a rich assortment, yet here is the platinum iteration.
53 years after the debut Day-Date, Rolex improved its extravagant dress watch assortment with the Day-Date II. Making its presentation at Baselworld 2008, the Day-Date II presented a greater and bolder approach to wear the celebrated Rolex President watch.
There are numerous big names who choose the Platinum Day-Date II 218206.
Compared to the 36mm case size of the traditional Day-Date, the 41mm size of the Day-Date II was a major increment to be sure. Unnecessary to say, the bigger size was very well appreciated. This was particularly obvious among bigger wrists and fans of bigger watches. In this way, the Day-Date II quickly turned into the go-to dress Rolex for those searching for something extraordinary. We’ve seen that the President II is particularly preferred by celebrity athletes. LeBron James, Draymond Green, Devonta Freeman, and Carmelo Anthony all have one (or a few!) in their collection.
The Day-Date II made its presentation at Baselworld 2008.
Platinum Day-Date II Ref. 218206
Similar to the customary Day-Date 36, the Day-Date II is only accessible in either 18k gold or 950 platinum. At the highest point of the load is this specific Day-Date II ref. 218206, which is developed as a rule in valuable platinum. From its round Oyster case to its famous semi-roundabout connections President arm band, this platinum Day-Date II is stunning.
The Day-Date II is only accessible in either 18k gold or 950 platinum.
What’s more, this particular Rolex ref. 218106 houses an ice blue dial. Since this shade is selective to Rolex platinum models , it’s a snappy method to show the value of the watch! Instead of simply a clear tone, the ice blue dial on the ref. 218106 is additionally adorned with concentric circles on the fringe. Besides, there are the Roman numerals and focus submits a hazier shade of blue that give an incredible generally impact to the substance of the watch.
The Platinum Day-Date II 218206 comes at an incredible 41mm.
Although Rolex in the long run stopped the Day-Date II to clear a path for the more current Day-Date 40 of every 2015, the biggest Rolex President is as yet a famous model in the optional market. Truth be told, in light of its more extensive shape and thicker carries, it’s the greatest, yet the sportiest looking one as well. In this way, in case you’re on the chase for a Rolex that offers a major expression at that point go after the Rolex platinum President ref. 218206.
The Day-Date II has been suspended, and the Day-Day 40 has taken its place.
The Ref. 218206’s Caliber 3156
Along with the new 41mm size case, the Rolex President II likewise flaunted a fresh out of the plastic new development. The Caliber 3156 programmed mechanical development controls the pair of well known windows that demonstrate the day of the week and the date of the month—notwithstanding the time, of course.
The Platinum Day-Date II 218206 is produced using remarkable materials and the feel on the watch is simply jaw-dropping.
Operating at 28,800 beats each hour, the Caliber 3136 incorporates the Parachrom hairspring and Paraflex safeguards for ideal obstruction, exactness, and unwavering quality. Additionally, this Rolex in-house movement offers 48 hours of force reserve.
What do you think about the platinum Day-Date ref. 218206? Fit as a fiddle and size, do you favor the customary Day-Date 36, the discontinued Day-Date II, or the new Day-Date 40? Offer your contemplations in the comments area below.