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ROLEX – New Watches at Watches & Wonders 2024

Geneva, Switzerland

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Watches and Wonders 2024 in Geneva ended on Monday April 15, 2024, on a buoyant note with more exhibitors, record visitors and ticket sales. Rolex revealed its latest creations, and the new look to some of its most iconic models.



Rolex introduced two new Oystersteel versions of the Oyster Perpetual GMT-Master II. Both feature a 24-hour graduated two-colour Cerachrom bezel insert in grey and black ceramic The first watch is fitted with an Oyster bracelet, while the second sports a Jubilee bracelet.

The GMT-Master II is driven by calibre 3285, enabling it to display the date and an additional time zone in 24-hour format, as well as the hours, minutes and seconds. A navigation aid for travelers, the GMT-Master II can display the time in two time zones simultaneously with its bidirectional rotatable bezel. All Rolex watches carry the Superlative Chronometer certification. Calibre 3285 is equipped with a selfwinding system via a Perpetual rotor. The power reserve of this movement extends to approximately 70 hours. The 40 mm Oyster case of the GMT-Master II is waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet).


Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40mm

Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, 40mm white gold

Rolex is enriching the Day-Date range with new versions of the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 and the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 36 showcasing finely worked dials. Ombré dials make their debut on the Day-Date 40. In 18 ct Everose gold, the slate ombré dial of this watch are faceted, deconstructed Roman numerals and faceted index hour markers in 18 ct pink gold.  A second new version of the Day-Date 40 in 18 ct white gold, features a dial made of pearlized white mother-of-pearl, with ten baguette-cut diamonds set onto the dial as hour markers.

Perpetual 1908


In 2024, the Perpetual 1908 watch is decked in 950 platinum and graced with an ice blue dial featuring a guilloche rice-grain motif. Rolex is pursuing the course it has set for the Perpetual collection as a tribute to the classic art of watchmaking. This exclusive dial bears the same Arabic numerals 3, 9 and 12, the same faceted hour markers and the same hands as that of the 18 ct gold versions. The watch presented is mounted on a brown alligator leather strap fitted with a Dualclasp, a double folding clasp. The 1908 is equipped with calibre 7140, which enables the display the small seconds, as well as the hours and minutes. It is named ‘1908’ in homage to the year Hans Wilsdorf devised the name ‘Rolex’ and registered the brand in Switzerland.


Oyster Perpetual Rolex Deepsea

Rolex unveiled an original version of the Oyster Perpetual Rolex Deepsea in 18 ct yellow gold for the first time and sports a 60-minute graduated Cerachrom bezel insert in blue ceramic as well as a blue lacquer dial bearing the name ‘DEEPSEA’ in powdered yellow. This new version also incorporates the high-performance compression ring within the Ringlock system, crafted from ceramic. This Cerachrom ring’s compression resistance and anti-deformation properties contribute to the waterproofness of the watch, to a depth of 3,900 metres (12,800 feet). The Rolex Deepsea is equipped with calibre 3235. This professional divers’ watch incorporates the Chromalight display. Filled or coated with a luminescent material emitting a long-lasting blue glow – for up to two times longer than traditional phosphorescent materials.

Rolex Deepsea


Rolex unveiled two new precious and exclusive versions of the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona distinctive for their contrasting dial made from natural mother-of-pearl and with eight diamonds and three Chromalight hour markers. Both watches are crafted in 18 ct white gold and crowned with a bezel set with 36 brilliant-cut diamonds. The Cosmograph Daytona is equipped with calibre 4131. The power reserve of this movement extends to approximately 72 hours.

Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona

Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona

Launched in 1963, the Cosmograph Daytona was designed to meet the needs of professional racing drivers. Fitted with a tachymetric bezel and a high-performance mechanical movement, for measuring time intervals and determining average speeds, it now is in gem-set versions on which the emblematic tachymetric scale is replaced with diamonds or coloured precious stones. The 40 mm Oyster case is waterproof to a depth of 100 metres (330 feet).


Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller

Rolex presents two new 18 ct gold versions of the Oyster Perpetual Sky-Dweller, each sporting a Jubilee bracelet. The first version is crafted in 18 ct Everose gold and features a slate dial, while the second, fashioned from 18 ct yellow gold, displays an intense white dial. Ideal for frequent travelers, the Sky-Dweller is equipped with calibre 9002, that enables it to display the date and the month, as well as an additional time zone in 24-hour format, and the hours, minutes and seconds. The power reserve of this movement extends to approximately 72 hours.





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