Rolex Cosmograph Daytona White Gold 1165

HM Jewelers
January 6, 2024
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Within the field of horology, Rolex is aleader in innovation, incorporating useful innovations into the very design oftheir timepieces. Rolex continuously crafts watches that are destined forperfection, from perfecting the self-winding rotor to patenting cleversolutions like the Easy Link clasps, which are expertly made to expand orshrink in 5mm increments, skillfully combating the swing of temperaturedifferences.


While other manufacturers are venturinginto the cutting edge of complexities and horology, Rolex is unwavering in itsdedication to functionality and thoughtful design. In keeping with thisphilosophy, the Cosmograph Daytona skillfully combines form and function.

The Oysterflex bracelet, which made itsdebut on the Yacht-Master 116655 and is currently featured on the CosmographDaytona, is a notable invention that exemplifies Rolex's commitment to fusingmodern technology with classic style.


This watch's medium-sized band, which fitswrist sizes ranging from 7 to 7.75 inches, is more than just comfortable; itmeticulously combines design and functionality. Crafted from two-piece titaniumcoated in rubber and using an exclusive cushioning mechanism, this strapemulates the superior elastomer covering of the Apple Watch, guaranteeing anunparalleled tactile sensation. Held in place by a folding Rolex clasp with theOysterlock mechanism, this clasp emphasises the safe and regular engagement ofthe watch's essential part with the wrist in addition to highlighting elegantdesign and advanced engineering.

 Take in the watch's captivating appearance.With its elegant encasement in 18kt white gold, the 116519LN beckons. Itsblack, polished Cerachrom bezel is not only sophisticated, but it also resistsfading from scratches and the sun. The well constructed case measures 40 mm indiameter and has a thin 12.2 mm thickness.

In addition to being a stylish timepiece with a Triplock screw-down windingcrown, the watch manages to withstand a significant 100 metres (330 feet) ofwater resistance. Beyond appearances, this painstaking attention to detailguarantees accuracy even under the most demanding time-setting conditions.

 Set out on an artistic voyage across theface of the watch. The primary dial, which is made of dark silver (steel) andis embellished with black sub-registers, acts as the canvas for the complexchronograph operations. A little sub-dial for running seconds ticks awayelegantly at six o'clock. The 12-hour counter demands attention at nineo'clock, while the 30-minute counter on the chronograph tells its tale atthree.

A sapphire crystal that resists scratchesprotects this elaborate ballet and keeps the dial's charm intact. Optimalvisibility in the depths of night is guaranteed by brilliant bluish-greenSuper-Luminova-infused index-style hour markers and polished luminous hands.The dial flange is decorated with finely printed minutes, seconds, and asplit-seconds track that follows the limits of accuracy all the way to theedge. The watch becomes more than simply a useful tool for telling time in thissymphony of details; it also becomes an enchanting piece of art.

 Let's take a closer look at the complexinner workings of this clock. The Rolex calibre 4130, which has been approvedas a Superlative Chronometer, beats as the heartbeat of the watch. The smoothdance of time is orchestrated by this mechanical marvel that winds itself.Rolex's iconic blue Parachrom hairspring, which is the watch's guardian againstelectromagnetic, the archenemy of precise timekeeping, and a monument to shockresistance, unfolds inside the watch when the automatic mechanism brings it tolife. The movement's secrets are nestled behind the sturdy case back'sprotective embrace, evoking appreciation for the painstaking craftsmanshiphidden under the surface.

This 44-piece movement has a complex orchestration that conceals a repetitivecadence that pulses at 28,800 vibrations per hour. A monument to long-lastingworkmanship, the power reserve spreads its wings to provide a substantial72-hour runtime when time is of the essence. When you use the chronographstopwatch feature, the precise ballet lasts for sixty-six hours, which isevidence of the well-balanced interaction between the gears and springs in thisexquisite piece of watchmaking.

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