A tool that not just measures time and intervals, but also an accessory that gives a strong identity and impression, making the one wearing it stand out from the rest. Watches are portable timepieces that are as important as food when you are a fashion enthusiast and a person of time. It is also considered one of the most convenient and functional devices humans use every day. Men’s watches are likely to catch other’s attention when worn because it does not just speak for style but also dependability and accountability. Rolex, obviously one of the most well-known watch brands in the world based in Geneva, Switzerland, creates luxury wristwatches loved by many. Here is the list of Rolex watches for men that will surely make you drool but will somehow sympathize with your wallet despite its luxurious appeal.
A professional watch like the Mens Rolex Watches GMT-Master II features a black dial coinciding men’s power, and a red and blue Cerachrom bezel showing strength and calmness on the same boat. This Oyster Perpetual model characterizes an arrow-tipped hand circling the once in the dial every 24 hours, and a bidirectional rotatable 24-hour graduated bezel, besides the conventional hour, minute, and seconds hands. The 40 mm case was made up of oystersteel, scratch-resistant sapphire, and Cyclops lens over the date. Its water resistance is up to 100 meters and a power reserve of approximately 70 hours. Its functions include a 24-hour display, second time zone with independent rapid-setting on the hour hand, instantaneous date, and stop-seconds for precise setting. The jubilee, five-piece links bracelet has a folding Oysterlock safety clasp with Easylink 5 mm comfort extension link.
With the dial featured in this model, it is so close to the Rolex GMT Master model worn by James Bond played by David Niven in the film Casino Royale released in 1967, only differ in the bracelet which has only three-piece links.
The new model of Submariner was released in 2020. This 41 mm professional watch is the oyster perpetual Submariner in Osytersteel with a black Cerachrom bezel signifying professionalism and a black dial with large luminescent hour markers conveying elegance. This model features a solid flat three-piece link Oyster bracelet and unidirectional rotatable bezel with Cerachrom insert. Submarines represent and set the standard for diver’s watches, creating a historic turning point. The water resistance is up to 300 meters and a power reserve of approximately 70 hours. Its functions include center hour, minute and seconds hands, and stop-seconds for precise time setting. The oscillator has paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring and high-performance Paraflex shock absorbers.
The model is close to the Rolex Submariner watch used by James Bond played by Roger Moore in the film “The Man with the Golden Gun” released in 1974, making a stylish statement for the actor and the movie as well. The same model was likely to be worn by another James Bond actor, Timothy Dalton, in his second and final performance in the said role in the film “License to Kill” released in 1989.
Outstanding classic watches of Rolex are always on the lists of those who love definitive and first-class watches. The newest model of the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 36 was released in 2020. This 36 mm Oystersteel watch is in 18 ct yellow gold with a white dial associating positivity, grandeur, and purity, a fluted bezel, and a president semi-circular three-piece links bracelet. It was first presented in 1956 as the first watch to indicate the day of the week spelled out in full. The case is made up of scratch-resistant sapphire and Cyclops lens over the date, this watch has a water resistance of up to 100 meters and a power reserve of approximately 70 hours. Its functions include center hour, minute and seconds hands, instantaneous day and date in apertures, unrestricted rapid-setting and stop-seconds for precise time setting.
The same model but of different diameter was seen worn by Justin Timberlake during the Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, where he received the Decade Award. Timberlake has been wearing his Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 40 almost everywhere that year. The watch was also present in his “Can’t Stop the Feeling” video. The Rolex Day-Date President in yellow gold was also spotted to be worn by the big movie star, Tom Cruise, in the 1988 film, Rain Man and by the singer-songwriter, Bruno Mars, in his ”24k Magic” music video.
The Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II is the one in the world that has a chronograph with a mechanical memory. The 44 mm model is in 18 ct yellow gold with an oyster bracelet and a bidirectional rotatable bezel acting as a programmable countdown, with a blue Cerachrom insert embodying stability. This essential tool for venturesome men has a water resistance of up to 100 meters and a power reserve of approximately 72 hours. Its oscillator has a paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring, and the dial is a highly legible Chromalight display with long-lasting blue luminescence perfect to describe serenity.
One of the three Rolex watches owned by the Transformers: The Last Knight actor Mark Wahlberg is the enormous Yacht-Master II in yellow gold, alongside Submariner and Daytona.
The Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona is a Rolex professional watch in 18 ct yellow gold associating illumination and prosperity. The presence of gold crystals, diamond-set dial, and an oyster bracelet shouts class and grandeur despite being designed as a tool for the endurance of racing drivers and sportsmen. It also features an 18 ct yellow gold bezel with an engraved tachymetric scale expressing perfection. Its functions include center hour, minute and seconds hands, small seconds hand at 6 o’clock, chronograph (center hand) accurate to within 1/8 of a second, 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and 12-hour counter at 9 o’clock, and stop seconds for precise time setting.
When people mean watch brands, Rolex will never leave the list. It’s not surprising since the brand itself is known for being the pioneer of several things, imposing reputability in which the one wearing it would feel confidence and satisfaction. The mentioned big personality spotted wearing Rolex models are some of the many who can prove how advantageous it is to wear watches made by the luxury watchmaker.