Which one....?

Feb 10, 2019,09:29 AM

Today I visited our local AD and they just received a shipment from Rolex. But whatever steel models they had received, they were all sold within a couple of hours and when I walked in to the store it was packed. They only had a tow tone skydweller, a white gold submariner and a explorer I. Now that it has become impossible to buy a steel sports model from Rolex I have started looking at full gold Rolex models. I used to have a white gold Day Date II with the black arabic dial but I sold it to get funds for another watch. But the Day Date in 40 mm looks much more balanced. So I am thinking about buying one. But which one? I like them all (see picture), but i can only afford one. Which one should it be. Your input is much appreciated!

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TBH i like YG in theory but

 By: Passionata_george : February 10th, 2019-09:36
on yr pix the WG is the winner!

Is this not what Rokex

 By: ptug : February 10th, 2019-09:44
Want. No steel, well ok then I’ll buy a gold one ?

WG Green Dial for me!

 By: MTR : February 10th, 2019-09:48
But I am biased. ☺️ Best, Thomas ...  

That looks really good! [nt]

 By: Patek and Rolex fan : February 10th, 2019-10:08

WG green dial...discrete but still with a character...

 By: maverickmahesh : February 10th, 2019-09:48
If you’re a fan of colored gold then YG. Best, Mahesh.,

the one trouble I’ve with 36mm is...

 By: maverickmahesh : February 10th, 2019-12:03
the bracelet has not been upgraded with the ceramic pins so the longevity is questionable. Best, Mahesh.,

i think in mid-term

 By: maverickmahesh : February 11th, 2019-00:11
if we compare between the 40mm vs 36mm - then the bracelet of 40 will do better... i'm highly doubtful Rolex will upgrade the 36mm bracelet but with Rolex you never know !

Ai, ai, ai...my wife just told me

 By: Patek and Rolex fan : February 10th, 2019-10:06
she would leave me if i would choose the yellow one. She prefers the white gold version and i am leaning towards the yellow gold. Maybe a compromise and go for the everose...

In this case - listen to your wife ;-)

 By: ChristianDK : February 11th, 2019-13:18
BTW, I think she is right about the the white. You should see it on a summer day in The sunshine - it will make you smile from ear to ear.

Definitely White Gold [nt]

 By: thegrailwatch : February 10th, 2019-10:06

Tough Choice!

 By: burnsey66 : February 10th, 2019-10:11
I'll start by saying I dislike roman numerals, so none of the ones offered... These are readily available, so would step back, configure the one you want and then order accordingly. I have a white gold Rolex, but some buyers want everyone to know their wa... 

I prefer another dial too, the stripe motif on the WG

 By: Patek and Rolex fan : February 10th, 2019-13:29
Or the diagonal motif on the YG. The Roman numerals just don’t do it for me.

WG, green dial. [nt]

 By: VMM : February 10th, 2019-11:10

Strange, not one single vote goes out to the rose gold one

 By: Patek and Rolex fan : February 10th, 2019-13:26
And that is strange considering they told me in the store today that the rose gold with the olive green dial is their biggest seller..., maybe the Dutch have a different taste...

Yellow gold [nt]

 By: alexxelor : February 11th, 2019-02:14

I think

 By: watch-er : February 11th, 2019-09:57
odds are pretty good that Rolex will upgrade the 36mm Day-Date with the new movement and bracelet this year. Maybe wait to after Basel to make any decisions. The new PMs in 36mm should not be hard to obtain soon after the fair.

To answer your question

 By: watch-er : February 11th, 2019-09:59
I am a big fan of sticks with lume and do not like the "Broken Romans" at all, so I would pass on those three. If you want the 40, get the yellow gold with the champagne stick dial.

My vote goes to

 By: KevK : February 13th, 2019-02:57
White Gold Green Dial Cheers

And to complicate things...

 By: Patek and Rolex fan : February 13th, 2019-07:56
Would you consider trading (and paying a little extra) a Patek Philippe Aquanaut for a Day Date?

RG green for me.

 By: Greenwatch : February 13th, 2019-16:07
WG green looks too plain. YG - it has to be in White Dial for me, I agree on the comment about “Broken Romans” which is a pity that Rolex rolled out in this model. I’m still a big fan of the stick index with lume.