Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller Champagne Dial Automatic Men's Watch 326933CSO

Relative to endless calendars, annual calendars have been generally mechanically less complicated, as well as less apt to be damaged by mishandling on the part of their owners. Interestingly enough, the annual calendar is a quite recent innovation in wristwatches — it wasn’t until 1996 that the first patent for an yearly calendar was allowed, to Patek Philippe, who launched the complication in the reference 5035. Ironically, Patek’s unique layout was actually relatively complex but as with the perpetual calendar, the past few decades have led to increasingly reduced parts counts, and Rolex’s yearly calendar mechanism demanded the inclusion of only four wheels into the present Rolex date mechanism.There is, arguably, a third disadvantage in the Sky-Dweller: the Ring Control Bezel. The Ring Command Bezel was first introduced by Rolex in the Yachtmaster II — another contender for Most Complicated Rolex. The Yachtmaster II was introduced by Rolex in 2007 and it is a regatta timer. It is possible to set the countdown for any period from one to 10 minutes, and should you need to re-synch your moments hand to the starter’s gun, then you can certainly do this by pushing the reset button while the chronograph is running. In the Yachtmaster II, the Ring Control Bezel has two positions: neutral, and an energetic position attained by turning the bezel 90º into the left. Turning the bezel into the active place links the crown into the countdown second hand, letting the user to program the desired countdown duration (more in our Hands On from 2015 right here). Before we reach the Ring Command Bezel’s implementation in the Sky-Dweller, let’s look at how the time and date are read away. Ideally, an yearly calendar will supply some means of reading the month, which can be necessary when placing the watch if the annual calendar is to perform its thing correctly.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller Champagne Dial Automatic Men's Watch 326933CSO

The very first thing you do once you take possession of a Sky-Dweller is put the time and date. In an opinion with an yearly calendar and dual time zone display, this would generally involve utilizing some combination of the crown, and the event pushers. The Ring Control Bezel is an alternative which permits all indications to be put with a crown that has only one setting position; although the mechanism is quite complex (over sixty additional parts) and takes a brief getting-acquainted interval, it’s extremely user friendly in practice.To place the time, you first unscrew the crown and pull it out into the setting place. This stops the second hand and engages hand setting; you can then set the time. In this place the hour and the 24 hour ring have been retained synchronized.Once you have set home and local time, you can change local time by unscrewing the crown along with placing the bezel in its next position, by turning it to approximately 9:30. This engages the crown together with the placing mechanism for the hour hand , which can now be put forwards or backwards in 1 hour increments (the date will switch at midnight as well, either forwards or backwards as needed). Turn the bezel to the first setting position (approximately 9:30 on the dial) and you can place the date and month. There is no separate quickset for the month, which means you basically just keep turning the crown until the red index for the month will be in the proper window (it will switch automatically from the 30th to the 1st, in 30 months) and the correct date is displayed.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller Champagne Dial Automatic Men's Watch 326933CSO

The very first thing you do once you take ownership of a Sky-Dweller is set the time and date. In an opinion with an yearly calendar and dual time zone display, this would generally involve using some combination of their crown, and case pushers. The Ring Control Bezel is an alternative that permits all indications to be set with a crown that has only one setting place; even though the mechanism is quite complicated (over sixty additional parts) and takes a brief getting-acquainted period, it’s quite user friendly in practice.To set the moment, you first unscrew the crown and then pull it out into the setting place. You then flip 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 setting; you might then place the time. In this place the hour hand and the 24 hour ring have been retained synchronized.Once you’ve set home and local time, you can alter local time by unscrewing the crown and placing the bezel in its next place, by turning it to about 9:30. This contrasts the crown with the placing mechanism to the hour alone, which can now be put forwards or backwards in one hour increments (the date will probably change at midnight too, either forward or backwards as required). Turn the bezel to the first setting position (about 9:30 on the dial) and you can set the date and month. There is no separate quickset for the month, which means that you basically just keep turning the crown until the red index for the month is in the proper window (it will change automatically from the 30th to the 1st, in 30 months) along with the correct date is displayed.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller Champagne Dial Automatic Men's Watch 326933CSO

Stainless steel case with a stainless steel Rolex oyster bracelet with 18kt yellow gold center links. Fluted 18kt yellow gold bezel. Champagne dial with luminous yellow gold-tone hands and index hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Dial Type: Analog. Date display at the 3 o’clock position. 24 hours sub-dial. Rolex calibre 9001 automatic movement with a 72-hour power reserve. Scratch resistant sapphire crystal. Screw down crown. Solid case back. Round case shape. Case size: 42 mm. Oysterlock clasp. Water resistant at 100 meters / 330 feet. Functions: GMT, second time zone, hour, minute, second. Luxury watch style. Watch label: Swiss Made. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller Champagne Dial Automatic Mens Watch 326933CSO.

Information


  • Rolex

  • 326933CSO

  • Men’s

  • Swiss Made

  • Automatic

  • Rolex Calibre 9001

  • 72 hours

Case


  • 42 mm

  • Stainless Steel

  • Round

  • Solid

Dial


  • Analog

  • Champagne

  • Scratch Resistant Sapphire

  • Luminous Yellow Gold-tone

  • Minute Markers around the outer rim

  • Index

  • 24 Hours

  • Fluted

  • Screw Down

Band


  • Bracelet

  • Stainless Steel and 18kt Yellow Gold Rolex Oyster

  • Gold Tone, Yellow

  • Oysterlock

Features


  • 100 meters / 330 feet

  • Date display at the 3 o’clock position

  • GMT, Second Time Zone, Hour, Minute, Second

  • Calendar, GMT, Gold, Perpetual, Stainless Steel, Time Zone

Additional Info


  • Luxury Watches
  • 2 Year Jomashop Warranty

  • RLX326933CSO

  • Watches

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