This is the new Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer! In a 4-K-Video we present you the Rolesor version (= combining Oystersteel and 18 carat yellow gold). At 36 mm, it returns to the size of the original model launched in 1953. The new-generation Explorer is notably released in a yellow Rolesor version.
The watch shown in the video did NOT feature a movement… just in case if you are asking yourself if I did forget to wind it…
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The black dial, now lacquered, bears the index hour markers and 3, 6 and 9 numerals that are the cornerstones of the model’s personality. The new-generation Explorer’s Chromalight display is particularly impressive. In dark conditions, the intensity of the blue glow emitted by the hour markers and hands now lasts longer thanks to the innovative and exclusive luminescent material with which they are filled or coated. In daylight, these display elements also have a brighter white hue.
The new-generation Explorer is equipped with calibre 3230, released in 2020. It incorporates the Chronergy escapement patented by Rolex, which combines high energy efficiency with great dependability. Made of nickel-phosphorus, it is also insensitive to magnetic fields. The movement is fitted with an optimized blue Parachrom hairspring, manufactured by Rolex in a paramagnetic alloy that makes it up to 10 times more precise than a traditional hairspring in case of shocks. The blue Parachrom hairspring is equipped with a Rolex overcoil, ensuring the calibre’s regularity in any position. The oscillator is fitted on the Rolex-designed and -patented high-performance Paraflex shock absorbers, increasing the movement’s shock resistance. Calibre 3230 is equipped with a self-winding module via a Perpetual rotor. Thanks to its barrel architecture and the escapement’s superior efficiency, the power reserve of calibre 3230 extends to approximately 70 hours.
Price Rolesor: 10.300 CHF incl. VAT.
Price Oystersteel: 6.100 CHF incl. VAT.