Simplicity in complex times

Mar 23, 2020,03:20 AM

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Basics are often the best

 By: George Gently : March 23rd, 2020-07:18
Regards, George

All the Rolex one needs...👍 [nt]

 By: India Whiskey Charlie : March 23rd, 2020-09:31

+1 I can't say it better! [nt]

 By: massimiliano : March 23rd, 2020-11:53

Right! To me, Rolex is about an Oyster case with a simple dial

 By: India Whiskey Charlie : March 23rd, 2020-15:03
That's how I grew up to recognize them.

I like a lot the Oyster perpetual !!

 By: leopold : March 23rd, 2020-15:18
White .. or black dial ... ...  

Both evergreens, for sure. [nt]

 By: massimiliano : March 24th, 2020-09:49

The white is great too

 By: VinnieD : March 25th, 2020-03:42
The specific shade of white is unique in my opinion and goes very well with a summer background!

Yes, for sure, except for the Explorer ...

 By: leopold : March 24th, 2020-14:29
Simple, classic and sporty !! ...  

Yes, definitely! [nt]

 By: massimiliano : March 24th, 2020-15:57

That was my closest alternative

 By: VinnieD : March 25th, 2020-03:43
I just found the OP to be a little more dressy and liked the steel crown on the dial too. A little detail is also the shape of the bezel: flat for the Explo and convex for the OP.

Agree x 3

 By: pmh6000 : March 25th, 2020-13:42

That is quite a commitment to this model!

 By: VinnieD : March 26th, 2020-06:18
Well done - funny how dial colour seems to influence perceived size

The origin of Rolex

 By: TomKxx : March 26th, 2020-20:45
Since 1926, OP was created and offsprings like Datejust, Submariner and Explorer were created. The pure and quintessential of Rolex which many have been swayed because of hype towards steel sports watches. ...  

Your lume seems much stronger and more blue than mine (green and quite weak)

 By: VinnieD : March 27th, 2020-08:05
I got my black one early (probably one of the first ones in my country), back in 2018. Could Rolex have changed the lume material since then?

Mine is 114300 OP39 (bought it in Feb this year). Yes, now that you mentioned it. The line of OP should more greenish than blueish hue.

 By: TomKxx : March 28th, 2020-17:33
The difference of lume colour between my OP and Sub is quite obvious. ...  

Thanks for the comparison! It makes it clear

 By: VinnieD : March 30th, 2020-02:38
The lume strength and "endurance" is the only minor gripe I have about the OP - it is on the weak side