Rolex Sky Dweller Silver Dial 18 Carat Yellow Gold Oyster Men's Watch 326938SRO

On the wrist, the impression created by the arresting visuals of the Sky-Dweller continues: they are enormous, yes, but in my seven-inch wrist they were also quite comfortable to wear, as equally watches fit snugly and stayed centered on the forearm with no noticeable play. The Everose version on a ring was a really comfortable watch to wear over the course of a week, size and weight notwithstanding, also for long term wear I believe I would prefer it to the bracelet only out of a mass standpoint. (The strap is quite thick and it spreads the mass of the watch fairly evenly, which also goes a long way toward making this a comfortable watch to wear) However, if you’re the type of person who wishes to wear this opinion on a matching gold necklace you are also probably the type of person who’s not likely to be discouraged by a few (well, a lot of) extra grams of gold. It’s an annual calendar, double time-zone watch where all indications can be set by the (screw-down) crown. The exceptional feature of the Sky-Dweller is that the “Ring Command” rotating bezel, whose place determines the function of the crown. The crown has 2 positions; unscrew it and pull it out into the first, and it can be utilized to hand-wind the movement (Rolex caliber 9001).

Rolex Sky Dweller Silver Dial 18 Carat Yellow Gold Oyster Men's Watch 326938SRO

The latter is a feature of “true” GMT watches, as is how the hour is set from the crown and can be re-set to a new timezone without quitting the whole watch. There are simpler dual time zone watchesthat have a 24 hour hand that could be independently placed, but to use them as a traveller’s watch — that is, to exhibit local time with the hour and minute hands, and time together with the 24 hour — generally requires quite a bit more fiddling with the crown and also involves stopping the eye while re-setting the hour and minute hands, thereby requiring the consumer to also re-set to some time standard.The annual calendar is the second complication found at the Sky-Dweller, and is also relatively simple. The Gregorian calendar has days of varying length — a few months have 31 days, and many others have just 30. A perpetual calendar watch automatically jumps to the first on the correct day at the close of the month, whatever the month (so, for instance, on February 28th at a non-Leap calendar year, and on February 29th at a Leap Year, the date will, in midnight, progress to March 1st). Thus, a perpetual calendar never wants to get the date adjusted manually. An yearly calendar, on the other hand, “knows” (so to speak) if it is a 30 or 31 day month but it does not understand to jump to March 1 on February 28th or 29th. Therefore, an annual calendar ought to get the date manually re-set annually. Needless to say, a standard calendar watch should have the date progressed manually five times a year — once for each 30 day month, and once at the end of February.The annual calendar has some substantial advantages over the endless, even though some of these have been eroded in the last few decades by advances in perpetual calendar layout.

Rolex Sky Dweller Silver Dial 18 Carat Yellow Gold Oyster Men's Watch 326938SRO

The Sky-Dweller has consistently had a somewhat contradictory personality. It’s the most complex watch Rolex makes (in terms of mechanical complexity, it’s only rivaled by the Yacht-Master II) and when it had been introduced in 2012, it was only available in precious metals. At the exact same time, it is clearly designed to be a very practical watch — durable, simple to use, and easy to live with, even under the strain of navigating the world’s more unfriendly skies. However, in 2017, Rolex introduced two Rolesor versions of the Sky-Dweller (Rolesor is the organization’s term for its combinations of steel with white or yellow gold) which immediately made this most practical of complicated watches, instantly more accessible. In Everose and onto a ring, the Sky-Dweller is a39,550 watch, and in white gold on a white gold bracelet it is $48,850, which clearly produces valuable metallic versions of this Sky-Dweller as much announcement bits as anything else. (Jay-Z has been regularly spotted wearing a yellow gold Sky-Dweller, for instance) Though we’ve done A Week On The design with a Sky-Dweller earlier, that was an Everose version with a strap and with the more recent, less overtly luxurious models out, we believed this could be a good time to revisit that the Sky-Dweller. The new variant in steel, with a white gold bezel, is currently the most inexpensive version, in less than half the price of the metal versions, and that is the one we selected for our newest A Week On The Wrist.The Sky-Dweller is a combo of just two complications: a dual-time zone, or even GMT complication, and an yearly calendar. The former isn’t hard to comprehend: the watch shows the time in two time zones and has an hour hand that could be independently set, forward or backwards, in one-hour jumps.

Rolex Sky Dweller Silver Dial 18 Carat Yellow Gold Oyster Men's Watch 326938SRO

18kt yellow gold case with a 18kt yellow gold Rolex oyster bracelet. Bi-directional rotating 18kt yellow gold bezel. Silver dial with gold-tone hands and Roman numeral hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Dial Type: Analog. Luminescent hands and markers. Date display at the 3 o’clock position. Rolex calibre 9001 automatic movement with a 72-hour power reserve. Scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Screw down crown. Solid case back. Case size: 42 mm. Round case shape. Water resistant at 100 meters / 330 feet. Functions: GMT, second time zone, month, day, hour, minute, second. Additional Info: 24-hour display on off-centre disc, month display via 12 apertures around the circumference of the dial. Luxury watch style. Watch label: Swiss Made. Rolex Sky Dweller Silver Dial 18 Carat Yellow Gold Oyster Mens Watch 326938SRO.

Information


  • Rolex

  • Sky Dweller

  • 326938SRO

  • Men’s

  • Swiss Made

  • Automatic

  • Rolex Calibre 9001

  • 72 hours

Case


  • 42 mm

  • Gold

  • Round

  • Solid

Dial


  • Analog

  • Silver

  • Scratch Resistant Sapphire

  • Gold-tone

  • Minute Markers around the outer rim

  • Roman Numeral

  • Hands and Markers

  • Bi-directional Rotating

  • Screw Down

Band


  • Bracelet

  • Gold Rolex Oyster

  • Gold Tone, Yellow

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, Month, Time Zone

Additional Info


  • Luxury Watches
  • 2 Year Jomashop Warranty


  • 842047109632

  • 24-hour display on off-centre disc, Month display via 12 apertures around the circumference of the dial.

  • RLX326938SRO

  • 326938-72418

  • Watches

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