The aesthetics of the Rolex Datejust 41 is timeless. The Datejust is one of the Rolex models with the most history behind it. Compared to the Oyster-Perpetual the Date with Cyclops Lens has a big impact on the face of the timepiece. As you might know, Rhodium is a corrosion resistant precious metal in the platinum group of metals. But it is almost twice as expensive as Platinum (see price chart). Since the Rolex Datejust is a perfect specimen of a classic dress watch, you can wear the dark rhodium Datejust 41 to all occasions. The dark rhodium fits many classic color combinations. It does not fit to yellow or rose-gold however. That’s why Rolex does not offer the Datejust 41 rhodium dial with pink- or yellow-gold models.
Bezel: 904L Stainless Steel smooth vs White-Gold fluted
You can choose a full 904L Stainless Steel Datejust 41 with a dark rhodium dial. These very robust models have a smooth domed bezel around the face of the watch. Since the special Rolex steel is very hard, this bezel will stay smooth and will not scratch in the daily wear easily. An additional choice besides the smooth bezel is the fluted white-gold bezel in the Rolesor models. The fluted bezel catches and reflects the light in many angles. Rolesor Datejust Watches combine the advantages of a tough stainless steel case and bracelet with the elegance of a lustrous radiant white-gold bezel. As you can imagine, the white-gold bezel Models are slightly more valuable than the stainless steel ones. Continue reading “Dark Rhodium Dial Datejust 41 – Buying Guide”