Model caseOyster, 43 mm, Oystersteel and yellow gold
BezelUnidirectional rotatable 60-minute graduated, scratch-resistant Cerachrom insert in ceramic, numerals and graduations coated in gold
Water-resistanceWaterproof to 1,220 metres / 4,000 feet, helium escape valve
MovementPerpetual, mechanical, self-winding
Calibre3235, Manufacture Rolex
Power reserveApproximately 70 hours
BraceletOyster, flat three-piece links
DialHighly legible Chromalight display with long-lasting blue luminescence
CertificationSuperlative Chronometer (COSC + Rolex certification after casing)
Ceramic Bezel and Luminescent Display
The 60-minute graduated, unidirectional rotatable bezel of the Sea-Dweller enables divers to precisely and safely monitor their dive and decompression times. It is equipped with a patented black Cerachrom bezel insert manufactured by Rolex in a virtually scratchproof ceramic whose colour is unaffected by ultraviolet rays. The graduation is coated via PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) with a thin layer of gold. The sleek black dial features large Chromalight hour markers and hands, filled with luminescent material that emits a long-lasting blue glow for excellent legibility in dark conditions.
The black dial of the Sea-Dweller has the large hands and indices reserved for Rolex professional models. The dial bears the name Sea-Dweller inscribed in a yellow hue, echoing the colour of the yellow gold. When the Sea-Dweller was updated in 2017, this lettering was in red, in reference to the original model. The innovative Chromalight display on the dial pushes back the boundaries of visibility in dark environments. Its distinctive blue glow lasts up to eight hours with a uniform luminosity, practically twice as long as that of standard luminescent materials.
Gold is coveted for its lustre and nobility. Steel reinforces strength and reliability. Together, they harmoniously combine the best of their properties. A true Rolex signature, Rolesor has featured on Rolex models since the early 1930s, and was trademarked as a name in 1933. It is one of the prominent pillars of the Oyster collection.
Rolex for the conquest of the deep: waterproof to a depth of 4,000 feet (1,220 metres) for the Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller and 12,800 feet (3,900 meters) for the Oyster Perpetual Rolex Deepsea, they are the result of decades of collaboration with diving professionals.
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