Rolex Sky Dweller Champagne Dial Men's Automatic Watch 326138CAL

The system is definitely mechanically complex, but it is quite straightforward and simple in use. It’s possible to feel that the job of the bezel as you transfer it thanks to very pleasantly engineered detents at every one of the setting places, and the whole system isn’t just gratifying to work with, but a great deal of fun also, and unlike anything you will find from any other brand. Setting up the watch was quite simple, and, as I’ve said, fun as well. As I expected, in white and steel gold the Sky-Dweller feels very different from the blunt opulence of this Everose version, and as it is lighter than the all white gold variant, it definitely appears less ostentatious. I really don’t know that the Sky-Dweller would feel especially utilitarian even in steel-only (though I think that it would be good to have a metal version of the watch) as it’s too large, and also brightly polished to project the tool-watch bluntness of some other Rolex sports models, but you certainly don’t feel like mogul’d upward as you want something in yellow gold or Everose. And of course, the steel and white gold model is almost entirely steel anyway.Putting on the Rolesor edition of the Sky-Dweller was a very different experience from putting on the Everose variation I wore for our last Week On The Wrist with this model. As you’d expect, in 42mm in diameter and 14.10mm thick, the Everose version is a relatively hefty watch and a totally luxurious one. The Rolesor variation on a bracelet, thanks to the normally less extroverted character, feels like me personally, and can, I guess, feel to anybody who travels primarily for business rather than pleasure, much lower key; it is a much less a status-in-the-lounge and more a standing-in-line-at-a-security-checkpoint kind of opinion (and I mean that in a good way).

Rolex Sky Dweller Champagne Dial Men's Automatic Watch 326138CAL

The very first thing you do when you take ownership of a Sky-Dweller is set the time and date. In a watch with an annual calendar and dual time zone display, this would generally involve using some blend of the crown, and case pushers. The Ring Control Bezel is an alternative which allows all indications to be put with a crown that has just one setting position; although the mechanism is quite complex (over sixty additional parts) and takes a short getting-acquainted interval, it is extremely easy to use in practice.To set the moment, you first unscrew the crown and then pull it out to the setting position. You then turn the bezel all of the way to the left, as far as it will go (about 8:30 on the dial). This stops the second hand and participates hand placing; you might then place the moment. In this position the hour hand and the 24 hour ring have been retained synchronized.Once you have set local and home time, you can alter local time by unscrewing the crown and setting the bezel in its second place, by turning it to approximately 9:30. This engages the crown together with the setting mechanism for the hour , which could now be put forwards or backwards in one hour increments (the date will probably change at midnight as well, either forwards or backwards as required). Turn the bezel into the first setting place (about 9:30 on the dial) and you’re able to set the date and month. There’s no distinct quickset for the month, so you basically just keep turning the crown until the red indicator for the month will be at the correct window (it will change automatically from the 30th to the 1st, in 30 months) along with the proper date is displayed.

Rolex Sky Dweller Champagne Dial Men's Automatic Watch 326138CAL

Pull the crown out to the second place, also, depending on which place the bezel is in, you can use it to set the time, place the hour hand to local time, or set the date (there is also a neutral location for the crown as well). The yearly calendar is synchronized using the hour hand, so that if you just happen to be traveling between the 30th and the 1st of the next month (in per month with 30 times) the calendar will automatically skip the 31st in the event that you set the time beforehand past midnight into the new time zone. The month is indicated by a colored rectangle in among the 12 apertures around the dial, and residence time is via the 24-hour ring occupying the lower two-thirds of the dial.Operation of this Ring Command bezel and crown is very straightforward. The bezel has crisp detents at each position and hand setting of three indications (period, independent hour hand( and date) was precise also. The Sky-Dweller, throughout the period I wore it, showed almost no detectable change in speed whatsoever; in a week of daily wear (like a trip to Geneva and back) it gained about 1.5 seconds, so you won’t have to handle the crown quite often (once a year at the end of February, of course) but when you do, you’ll have the pleasant feel of interacting with a part of robust, well made, and well designed machinery.The Sky-Dweller shines visually, but it shines functionally as well; in travel using it, I discovered it to be an extremely enjoyable watch to use as it was created to be used. The only possible hiccup is that there is no means of knowing, short of memorization (or manipulating the crown) that place the bezel is in, which means it is possible to find yourself inadvertently setting something you do not mean to place. I am not sure whether a remedy to this is either essential or desirable; at the abstract, it appears it could be a issue but in practice, it is pretty much a non-issue, as some of these indications can readily be set forward or backward over the off chance that you change something you did not mean to modify.

Rolex Sky Dweller Champagne Dial Men's Automatic Watch 326138CAL
18k yellow gold case with a leather strap. 18k yellow gold fluted bi-directional rotating bezel. Champagne dial with gold-tone hands and Arabic numeral hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Date display at the 3 o’clock position. Central 24 hour display sub-dial. Automatic movement. Scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Screw down crown. Case size: 42 mm. Round case shape. Water resistant at 100 meters / 330 feet. Functions: date, hour, minute, second. Luxury watch style. Watch label: Swiss Made. Rolex Sky Dweller Champagne Dial Mens Automatic Watch 326138CAL.

Information


  • Rolex

  • Sky Dweller

  • 326138

  • Men’s

  • Swiss Made

  • Automatic

  • Rolex Calibre 9001

  • 72 hours

Case


  • 42 mm

  • 18K Yellow Gold

  • Round

Dial


  • Analog

  • Champagne

  • Scratch Resistant Sapphire

  • Gold-tone

  • Minute Markers around the outer rim

  • Arabic Numeral

  • Central 24 Hour Display Sub-dial

  • 18K Yellow Gold Fluted Bi-directional rotating

  • Screw Down

Band


  • Strap

  • Leather

  • Brown

Features


  • 100 meters / 330 feet


  • Date display at the 3 o’clock position

  • Annual Calendar, GMT, Second Time Zone, Month, Date, Hour, Minute, Second, Chronometer

  • Annual Calendar, Calendar, Chronometer, GMT, Gold, Leather, Month, Time Zone

Additional Info


  • Luxury Watches
  • 2 Year Jomashop Warranty


  • 842047107553

  • RLX326138CAL

  • Watches

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