Rolex – Yacht-Master 2015 Reference 116655
Among different curiosities on exhibit at Baselworld 2015, Rolex is presenting another dark and Everose gold variant of the Yacht-Master model (reference 116655) fitted with an inventive specialized wristband created and licensed by Rolex.
Energetic yet stylish, the new model will be offered in two sizes: 40 mm and another 37 mm width, ideal for more modest wrists.
The Oyster case incorporates a rotatable bezel fitted with another Cerachrom embed in dark ceramic with cleaned raised numerals on a matt foundation, a completion which makes a decent difference with the cleaned gold case.
The dark dial – a first for the Yacht-Master – stands out from the expansive hands and hour markers loaded up with a radiant material radiating a blue shine.
The Oyster case, with screwed down case back and winding crown, is waterproof to a profundity of 100 meters (330 feet) and secures oneself winding mechanical development: type 3135 in the 40 mm variant and type 2236 in the 37mm. The two types are confirmed by COSC as Swiss chronometers.
In type 3135, the oscillator has a blue Parachrom hairspring licensed and produced by Rolex in a selective composite. Type 2236 is fitted with the new Rolex-created Syloxi hairspring in silicon presented in 2014. Harsh toward attractive obstructions, the two hairsprings offer upgraded dependability even with temperature varieties and stay up to multiple times more exact than a conventional hairspring if there should be an occurrence of stuns.
The Yacht-Master’s new Oysterflex wristband, created and protected by Rolex, offers a lively choice to metal arm bands without compromising strength, waterproofness or dependability. At its center lies a superelastic metal sharp edge overmoulded with superior dark elastomer.
For improved comfort, within the Oysterflex arm band is furnished with a protected longitudinal pad framework that balances out the watch on the wrist.
The arm band is fitted with an Everose gold Oysterlock wellbeing clasp. Retail value: Swiss Francs 23,800. rolex.com