The reputation of Rolex today is beyond comparision. It's a world apart compared to other brands, and the result of a carefully executed evolution of quality and recognizable looks. A new Rolex always impresses but hardly surprises. People know what they can expect: Only the best. In today's world the sports watches originating from the 1950's and 1960's set the tone: The Daytona, Submariner, and GMT-Master are more popular than ever and with waitinglists from here to eternity everybody is realizing the importance of these models.
The reputation and recognizable presence of this super-trio wouldn't be there without a model that is even more important to how we perceive Rolex today: The Oyster Perpetual. The Oyster Perpetual is a direct descendant of the original Oyster, that was launched in 1926. The Oyster brought almost all the fundamental features that all Rolex watches have today: excellent chronometric precision, the waterproof Oyster case, the self-winding automatic system and most of all the origins of the look that everbody recognizes instantly.
Between 1926 and 2020 a lot has happened, and the Oyster Perpetual series has evolved into the silent backbone of the collection. Available in an uncountable numbers of references, case sizes and dial variations and colors, there is always an Oyster Perpetual that fits your style and wrist. And being a true Sleeper, you can almost certainly beat waitinglists and unwanted premium prices.
Looking in the current collection of Watchbox, two examples that caught my attention are the ref 116000, in 36 mm steel case with yellow dial ($6,950), a ref. 15200 with black dial ($4.450). You can check both beauties below. Two examples that show the variety of the Oyster Perpetual.
Why don't you check yourself? And remember to mention "dailywatch" in the check-out if you decide to treat yourself on a excellent pre-owned Oyster Perpetual, Datejust or Explorer. It will give you an extra $200 discount!