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Rolex - back on the scene
Rolex brand did not appear in public with some novelty from the Oyster Perpetual Air King range for a long time...
We had to ask ourselves why this is so - and probably the answer lies in the sharp criticism against the 34 mm wide case. Apparently, this model was not sufficiently cumbersome to former lovers of the brand. Consequently, the company unveiled a version that offered a case with the diameter of 40 mm and a few design specifications, for which they returned to the scene.
Baselworld 2016 is the place of debut of the new version of certified superlative chronometer. With this design, the Swiss famous brand has given us everything we expect of them. Bigger, bolder dial that is enough "louder" than the previous one, gave him an invisible power to attract interest of all present. Rolex has given this watch a new design and a dose of adrenaline. It is available with a black dial and the design of the case that reminds us of the Rolex Milgauss.
Markers for 3, 6 and 9 o'clock are borrowed from Rolex Explorer models. The mechanism of this watch is created by Rolex brand, and it is the 3131 caliber, which works at a frequency of 28,800 vph and has a power reserve of 48 hours. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Air King model may not fit the conventional rules of watchmaking, but this daring design provides long-awaited refreshment and a new attraction.
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