Go Deep With This Custom $20K Rolex “Rough Matt Diver”
Customized Rolexes are a precarious subject. While a great deal of them unquestionably look extremely cool and certainly set your watch apart from the pack, it’s positively no definite wagered that a tweaked Rolex, which costs more in the first place, will hold its worth long haul; and at the base changing the presence of your watch will void the first guarantee. In any case, with any semblance of Daniel Craig and David Beckham wearing them there’s no rejecting that a passed out Sea-Dweller for example has a specific quality of exquisite hazard.
The subtleties on this custom Rolex are stunning
It’s likewise significant that customizers like the UK’s Project X Designs were making Paul Newman-roused pieces before Rolex came out with its own accolade as the amazingly attractive Cerachrome bezel Ref. 116500 . Nonetheless, tossing on a PVD or DLC covering out is essentially the degree of what most customizers can do. There is one company, Switzerland’s Artisans de Genève , that is doing some beautiful inconceivable plan work that blows away the standard.
Last year we enlightened you regarding their cool joint effort with Lenny Kravitz on a custom Daytona, and from that point forward they appeared a much more retro-situated Daytona plan with chief Spike Lee. Their most recent creation, the Rough Matt Diver , depends on the notorious Submariner and really makes the watch less dark then in its unique structure. Valued at $21,225 (18,260 euros) each, it’s restricted to only 26 models for authorities around the world. The name comes from the carefully sandblasted wristband and top and lower part of the case, done completely by hand, which gives the watch its sandpapery look.
Their most recent creation, the Rough Matt Diver, depends on the notable Submariner
The watch’s PVD dial and fired bezel are ocean blue, while the diagram of the records on the dial, the initial 10 lists and numeral 10 on the bezel, the new hour hand, the bolt tip of the seconds hand, and the word Submariner are all hand painted in orange. The remainder of the case is reflect cleaned and the combination of harsh and smooth surfaces is the thing that Artisans de Genève calls its exclusive Dual Tone Polishing method. It requires 126 hours and 14 gifted experts to complete each Rough Matt Diver piece, subsequently the cost.
The case is reflect cleaned and the combination of unpleasant and smooth surfaces is called Dual Tone Polishing
For that you likewise get a straightforward sapphire case back – not seen on any of Rolexes stock models – engraved, numbered and cleaned by hand, showing Rolex’s unique 3130 type development however with a change here also as a huge carefully assembled 21-karat gold rotor with a Geneva stripe example and roundabout cleaning. In case you’re not very stressed over the resale worth and need a Submariner that stands apart from the group this could actually merit considering.
The estimation of the watch is obviously compromised, however we don’t figure the proprietors will mind much