Rolex Datejust is the world’s first self-winding chronometer to display the date aperture, and is known for its precision and reliability. When it comes to Rolex dress watches, we like to focus on the Datejust as good ‘first’ Rolex watch models. With its genuine and classic workmanship and style, this timepiece is truly legendary.
The History of Rolex Datejust
In 1945, Rolex invented the famous Rolex Datejust. It’s a significant invention because it was the very first automatic chronometer certified wristwatch with a date window. Yes, it was Rolex that invented the date function in wristwatches. In 2009, the Datejust II was introduced to the market in an updated 41mm size. It still has the same styling and the variety of dials and details – everything from gold to diamonds to arabic numerals – but in a size that appeals to those who think a 36mm watch is too small. And the new Datejust Rolex watch was also infused with modern innovations to keep up with the changing times. All in all, to many, the Datejust represents the classic, iconic, and versatile Rolex.
The Classic Designs of Rolex Datejust
Unlike many of Rolex’s other watch lines, the Datejust is not specifically designed nor intended for one particular sport or lifestyle activity. While the Submariner is for divers and the Rolex Explorer is for lifestyle of adventurers, extreme sports and mountaineering, the Datejust is a classic and reliable wristwatch, designed to be worn everyday, throughout a wide variety of activities. The Datejust exists in a number of different sizes, ranging from 26 mm to 41 mm in diameter, and it is available with a wide variety of different dial, bezel, metal, and bracelet combinations, which guarantees that there will be a Datejust to suit every different style and personal preference. Despite following a very simple and classic design, the Datejust is instantly recognizable as a Rolex due to its proportions, iconic bracelet designs (Oyster or Jubilee), and Cyclops magnification lens.
The Rolex DateJust, along with the new 41mm Datejust II, is one of the most popular Rolex models ever made. The watch is iconic in the Rolex world and there are hundreds of variations including both ladies and men’s versions with lots of dial, bezel, and metal combinations. No matter who you are, no matter which style you have, there will be a perfect fake Rolex UK DateJust watch for you.