The M118135 Chocolate Index Day Date is a beautiful timepiece known for its excellent design as well as precision, manufactured by the well-known brand Rolex. This watch’s casing is crafted using 18 karat Everose gold, which is a specially patented material created in the foundry of Rolex in order to preserve the beauty of the pink gold watches. The strap of this watch is made of leather that of a special type, called tobacco leather. As is the norm with Rolex watches it has a similar oysterclasp, which secures the timepiece safely to your wrist.
The fluted bezel, which is a kind of a trademark of Rolex watches, is also present on this timepiece and is made of Everose gold. This greatly improves the appearance of this exquisite timekepper. The dial of the watch is chocolate in colour and the indices are made of small rectangular boxes, which have a chocolate outer border and a white filling inside. On top of these indexes, are small Roman numerals, which aid in easy time telling. The day of the current week is shown at the 12 o’clock position. A scratch resistant case window adds durability to the timepiece. As characteristic to Rolex watches, this model also has a Cyclops lens above the date window, so that the date can be seen magnified by 2.5 times.
The Daydate watch is an exquisite timepiece, worth 100 percent admiration. This timepiece is certified as being extremely precise even in different places and times. It is a mark of perfection, which is upheld by Rolex. It has the 3155 caliber perpetual self-winding mechanism and also uses the paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring in order to govern the oscillation and movement of the hands of the watch. The Parachrom hairspring keeps the device unaffected by magnetic fields. It also helps to absorb shock that may be faced by the watch while using it. Moreover, the timepiece is water resistant to 100 metres.
Day-Date was launched by Rolex in 1956, and was the first watch to display both the day and date. The watches have the day of the week shown in full alphabets and are available in a wide variety of languages.
The Day-Date watches come in 18 carat gold, and 950 platinum with smooth, fluted, or gem studded bezels, giving an array of options to its patrons. There are unique dials in refined colours with the date display at the 3 o’clock position and the day display at the 12 o’clock position. The patented Cyclop lens is situated above the day window, like all other Rolex watches for your ease of viewing. This lens is also made of shatterproof sapphire crystal rendering it scratch resistant. The Oyster case in the collection has a fluted screwed down caseback. The winding crown features the twinlock system, which renders the watch waterproof up to 100 metres. Thus you can wear the timepiece while snorkelling or pool-side swimming. Select watches from this collection have alligator leather straps with an 18 carat gold Crownclasp while the others have Oyster metal bracelets with flat three-piece links or President metal bracelets with semi circular three-piece links and a concealed Crownclasp. The Calbre 3155, a self-winding mechanical movement, powers the watches in the Day-Date collection.
The Rolex Day-Date watches have been worn by many celebrities in various movies including Alec Baldwin in Glengarry and Ray Liotta in Goodfellas.