Rolex is in­tro­duc­ing a new model in its Cellini col­lec­tion, the Cellini Moon­phase, fea­tur­ing an ex­clu­sive dis­play of the lu­nar cy­cle.

ROLEX IS IN­TRO­DUC­ING A NEW MODEL IN ITS CELLINI COL­LEC­TION, THE CELLINI MOON­PHASE, FEA­TUR­ING AN EX­CLU­SIVE DIS­PLAY OF THE LU­NAR CY­CLE. THE 39MM CELLINI MOON­PHASE IS OF­FERED IN 18CT EVEROSE GOLD.

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CELLINI MOON­PHASE

The Cellini Moon­phase has a white lac­quer dial with a blue enam­eled disc at 6 o’clock show­ing the full moon and the new moon, the for­mer de­picted by a me­te­orite ap­plique and the lat­ter by a sil­ver ring. The moon­phase is read via the in­di­ca­tor set at 12 o’clock on the sub­dial, as the full moon and new moon ro­tate through the lu­nar cy­cle. The Cellini Moon­phase also dis­plays the date around the cir­cum­fer­ence of the dial, via a cen­tre hand with a cres­cent moon at its tip. This new model is driven by a self-wind­ing me­chan­i­cal move­ment en­tirely man­u­fac­tured by Rolex, whose patented moon­phase mod­ule is as­tro­nom­i­cally ac­cu­rate for 122 years. It is fit­ted on a brown al­li­ga­tor leather strap with a fold­ing Crown clasp in 18 ct Everose gold, a first for a Cellini model.

The Cellini col­lec­tion cel­e­brates the eter­nal el­e­gance of tra­di­tional time­pieces with a con­tem­po­rary touch. It com­bines Rolex’s high stan­dards of per­fec­tion with an ap­proach that height­ens watch­mak­ing her­itage in its most time­less form. The lines are sober and re­fined, the ma­te­ri­als no­ble, the fin­ish­ings metic­u­lous. Ev­ery de­tail re­spects the codes of the art of watch­mak­ing.

Like all Rolex watches, the new Cellini Moon­phase is cov­ered by the Su­perla­tive Chronome­ter cer­ti­fi­ca­tion re­de­fined by Rolex in 2015. This ex­clu­sive des­ig­na­tion tes­ti­fies that the watch has suc­cess­fully un­der­gone a se­ries of tests con­ducted by Rolex in its own lab­o­ra­to­ries ac­cord­ing to its own cri­te­ria, which ex­ceed watch­mak­ing norms and stan­dards.

OYS­TER PER­PET­UAL YACHT-MAS­TER 40

Rolex is also in­tro­duc­ing a gem-set ver­sion of the Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Yacht-Mas­ter 40, its em­blem­atic nau­ti­cal watch. In 18ct Everose

The Cellini col­lec­tion cel­e­brates the eter­nal el­e­gance of tra­di­tional time­pieces with a con­tem­po­rary touch.

gold with a black gloss fin­ish dial, it fea­tures a bidi­rec­tional ro­tat­able bezel adorned with multi-colour sap­phires, green tsa­vorites, and a tri­an­gu­lar di­a­mond at 12 o’clock. Water­proof, pre­cise and re­li­able, the Yacht-Mas­ter 40 em­bod­ies the priv­i­leged ties be­tween Rolex and the world of sail­ing that stretch back to the 1950s. This ver­sion is equipped with the in­no­va­tive, elas­tomer Oys­ter­flex bracelet de­vel­oped and patented by Rolex.

The Yacht-Mas­ter 40’s Oys­ter case, guar­an­teed water­proof to a depth of 100m (330 feet), is a paragon of ro­bust­ness. Its char­ac­ter­is­ti­cally shaped mid­dle case is crafted from a solid block of 18ct Everose gold. Its fluted case back is her­met­i­cally screwed down with a spe­cial tool that al­lows only Rolex watch­mak­ers to ac­cess the move­ment. The wind­ing crown is pro­tected by a crown guard that is an in­te­gral part of the mid­dle case. Fit­ted with the Triplock triple wa­ter­proof­ness sys­tem, the crown screws down se­curely against the case, pro­vid­ing wa­ter­tight se­cu­rity akin to a sub­ma­rine’s hatch. The crys­tal, with a

Cy­clops lens at 3 o’clock for easy read­ing of the date, is made of vir­tu­ally scratch­proof sap­phire. The water­proof Oys­ter case pro­vides op­ti­mum pro­tec­tion for the Yacht-Mas­ter 40’s high­pre­ci­sion move­ment.

The Yacht-Mas­ter 40 is equipped with cal­i­bre 3135, a self-wind­ing me­chan­i­cal move­ment en­tirely de­vel­oped and man­u­fac­tured by Rolex.

OYS­TER PER­PET­UAL YACHT-MAS­TER II

The Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Yacht-Mas­ter II is built for yacht­ing com­pe­ti­tion and per­for­mance. It is a re­gatta chrono­graph ded­i­cated to ex­pe­ri­enced sailors and yacht­ing en­thu­si­asts alike.

For the Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Yacht-Mas­ter II, Rolex de­vised a new and unique horo­log­i­cal com­pli­ca­tion: a pro­gram­mable count­down with a me­chan­i­cal mem­ory and on-the-fly syn­chro­niza­tion de­signed specif­i­cally for the start se­quence of re­gat­tas. The tech­ni­cal com­plex­ity of the Yacht-Mas­ter II is masked by its sim­plic­ity of use and its ex­cel­lent leg­i­bil­ity, now en­hanced by a new dial and new hands char­ac­ter­is­tic of Rolex Pro­fes­sional mod­els. The com­plex chal­lenges were ad­dressed in such a way as to en­sure leg­endary Rolex re­li­a­bil­ity and pre­serve the dis­tinc­tive aes­thet­ics of the Oys­ter col­lec­tion.

The first tech­ni­cal chal­lenge posed by the Yacht- Mas­ter II was to de­vise a count­down dis­play that re­mains leg­i­ble at a glance in the heat of the ac­tion at the start of a re­gatta. The Yacht- Mas­ter II dis­plays elapsed sec­onds via a cen­tre hand, as on a tra­di­tional chrono­graph. The min­utes of the count­down are in­di­cated by a red-tri­an­gle-tipped hand on a scale grad­u­ated from 10 to 0 (with mark­ers for the half min­utes); this dis­play oc­cu­pies threequarters of the cir­cum­fer­ence of the dial.

The sec­ond chal­lenge lay in the fact that the du­ra­tion of an of­fi­cial re­gatta count­down can vary from race to race. There­fore, the watch count­down must also be adapt­able. Rolex en­gi­neers de­voted 35,000 hours to de­vel­op­ing this com­pli­ca­tion, which took the form of a new move­ment, cal­i­bre 4161. Based on the chrono­graph cal­i­bre 4130, de­vel­oped in 2000 for the Cos­mo­graph Day­tona, the 4161 in­cludes an ad­di­tional, in­no­va­tive mech­a­nism that en­ables the count­down to be re­pro­grammed with a choice of du­ra­tion from 10 min­utes to one minute. This pro­gram­ming can, fur­ther­more, be me­chan­i­cally “mem­o­rized”, so that at re­set the hand re­turns to the same du­ra­tion for the next count­down.

Rolex Cellini Moon­phase

The 39mm Cellini Moon­phase is of­fered in 18ct Everose gold and fea­tur­ing an ex­clu­sive dis­play of the lu­nar cy­cle

The Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Yacht-Mas­ter 40 fea­tures a bidi­rec­tional ro­tat­able

bezel adorned with multi-colour sap­phires

The Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Yacht-Mas­ter 40 is cov­ered by the Su­perla­tive Chronome­ter cer­ti­fi­ca­tion re­de­fined by Rolex in 2015

Rolex de­vised a new and unique

horo­log­i­cal com­pli­ca­tion for the new Oys­ter Per­pet­ual YachtMaster II

The Oys­ter Per­pet­ual Yacht-Mas­ter II is a re­gatta chrono­graph ded­i­cated to ex­pe­ri­enced sailors and yacht­ing en­thu­si­asts alike

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