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Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller - Citizen of the Deep
Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller - Citizen of the Deep
February 7th, 2024

Explore the history and features of the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller, designed for saturation diving and tested in real-life conditions.

Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller - Mastering travel time
Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller - Mastering travel time
December 21st, 2023

Elegant and technically sophisticated, the Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller was designed for those continually travelling the globe. Featuring the Saros annual calendar and Ring Command system, it simultaneously indicates two time zones, as well as the date and month, and allows them to be adjusted with one simple gesture.

Cutting-edge Classicism
Cutting-edge Classicism
November 15th, 2023

Discover the Perpetual 1908, an elegant and contemporary timepiece that embodies Rolex's daring spirit and watchmaking excellence. With Superlative Chronometer certification, this classic watch brings timeless style to the future.

The Triumph of Endurance
The Triumph of Endurance
September 19th, 2023

Launched in 1963, the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona has long since transcended its status in the world of watchmaking to become an icon. Its name, inextricably linked with the famous circuit at Daytona Beach, Florida, embodies the ties between Rolex and motor sport, in particular, the world’s greatest endurance races. Its legendary status owes much to its instantly recognizable dial with contrasting circles.

Rolex and The Championships, Wimbledon
Rolex and The Championships, Wimbledon
July 4th, 2023

Rolex first partnered with The Championships, Wimbledon, in 1978. The world’s oldest tennis tournament is the temple of lawn tennis and of the original game. It is also where athletes become legends.

Rolex and Yachting - SailGP
Rolex and Yachting - SailGP
June 20th, 2023

Rolex is the global Presenting Partner and exclusive Official Timepiece of the SailGP championship, a regatta circuit that pits the fastest sailing craft in the world against one another. It is raced on seas worldwide, on F50 foiling catamarans that seem to take flight across the water.

THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS
THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS
June 9th, 2023

The centenary edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a race that celebrates endurance and motor sport excellence, takes places on 10 and 11 June. Rolex has been the Official Timepiece of this legendary event since 2001.

20 YEARS OF MENTORING THE GREAT ARTISTS OF TOMORROW
20 YEARS OF MENTORING THE GREAT ARTISTS OF TOMORROW
May 23rd, 2023

Rolex is celebrating 20 years of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, part of the brand’s longstanding commitment to global arts and culture.

Rolex Datejust - Make a Date of a Day
Rolex Datejust - Make a Date of a Day
May 4th, 2023

A milestone in watchmaking history, the Oyster Perpetual Datejust was the first self-winding waterproof chronometer wristwatch to display the date in a window at 3 o’clock on the dial. These numbers are a reminder that though 24 hours mark a day, it’s on us to make those a date to remember.

Oyster Perpetual Air-King - The Sky is the Limit
Oyster Perpetual Air-King - The Sky is the Limit
March 21st, 2023

The Oyster Perpetual Air-King celebrates the aeronautical heritage of the original Oyster. It pays tribute to those for whom the sky was a new frontier of adventure, exploration and groundbreaking achievement – a springboard for new ideals.

THE COSMOPOLITAN WATCH
THE COSMOPOLITAN WATCH
December 15th, 2022

Launched in 1955, the GMT-Master witnessed the rapid expansion of intercontinental travel in the latter half of the 20th century. It even became the official watch of Pan American World Airways, the most prominent American international airline at the time.

THE REALIZATION OF AN IDEAL
THE REALIZATION OF AN IDEAL
December 1st, 2022

At its launch in 1956, the Day-Date was a major innovation: it was the first calendar wristwatch to indicate, in addition to the date, the day of the week spelt out in full in an arc-shaped window at 12 o’clock on the dial – a technical feat at the time.

ESSENCE OF THE OYSTER
ESSENCE OF THE OYSTER
November 1st, 2022

Oyster Perpetual watches are direct descendants of the original Oyster launched in 1926, the world’s first waterproof wristwatch and the foundation on which Rolex has built its reputation.

BORN TO RACE
BORN TO RACE
October 15th, 2022

The Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona is an icon forever joined in name and function to the world of motor sport. Six decades after its creation it remains in a class of its own among sport chronographs.

THE REFERENCE AMONG DIVERS' WATCHES
THE REFERENCE AMONG DIVERS' WATCHES
October 1st, 2022

The Oyster Perpetual Submariner and Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date, archetypes of the divers’ watch, epitomize the historic link between Rolex and underwater exploration.

A VOYAGE INTO THE WORLD OF ROLEX
A VOYAGE INTO THE WORLD OF ROLEX
September 15th, 2022

More than 100 years after the creation of the brand, the founder’s philosophy is more present than ever, from the manufacturing of the company’s watches to its commitments worldwide.

THE AUDACITY OF EXCELLENCE THE LADY-DATEJUST
THE AUDACITY OF EXCELLENCE THE LADY-DATEJUST
September 1st, 2022

The Lady-Datejust is a celebration of those who dare to lead the way. It embodies precision while combining classic elegance and technical performance.

US OPEN 2022
US OPEN 2022
August 22nd, 2022

The US Open is the final Grand Slam® tournament of the tennis season. As a privileged partner of world tennis, Rolex has been associated with this event since 2018.

Venturing to the outer limits
Venturing to the outer limits
August 1st, 2022

The Oyster Perpetual Explorer and Oyster Perpetual Explorer II evolved from Rolex’s deep involvement with exploration. They go where few people venture.

The open
The open | Humbertown Jewellers
July 12th, 2022

Traditionally contested in the United Kingdom during the third week of July, The Open is the fourth and final tournament that make up the men's annual Majors. Associated with this competition since 1981, Rolex is today a privileged partner of world golf.