Due to bad weather, the 1st Olympic Games sailing failed to be held. In 1900, the 2nd Olympic Games was held in Paris, France. Sailing was included in the official Olympic competition. This Olympic Games sailing event was held in Port Weymouth-Portland, Rolex’s watch tailored for the sailing event entered the sight of the watch house editor. Next, we will give you an analysis of this ocean-filled Rolex yacht. Mingshi II Series 116681 watch.
Rolex launched the Yacht-Master II Oyster Professional at the Baselworld 2007, featuring many new watch technologies, and is definitely a model of brand creativity and technology. Next, let’s enjoy an official video of this watch.
This watch, numbered 116681, is equipped with Rolex’s first 18K eternal rose gold and 904L steel composite ROLESOR eternal rose gold steel combination material, which is even more noble and elegant.
The most creative special feature of this watch is the unique Ring Command Bezel outer ring design: when the Ring Command Bezelqh outer ring is rotated to 90 °, the bezel will be connected to the movement to create an interactive relationship, and then it can be reset and Lock memory countdown function. This function is mainly used by sailing athletes to make a countdown from 1 to 10 minutes according to the order of sailing time. Even if the countdown has begun, it can be reset to fully synchronize with the official countdown.
The Oyster Perpetual Yacht-Master II watch, specially designed for sailing regattas and rowing races, is the first high-end mechanical watch to use the mechanical memory function to preset the countdown. The 10-minute mechanical memory countdown function display The blue and white ring scales on the dial from 8 o’clock to 4 o’clock, and the red frame pointer with a triangular white background are easy to grasp the timing data quickly.
This watch is equipped with Rolex’s patent-made blue CERACHROM ring, which can effectively prevent scratches, resist external damage, and keep the color bright forever; the other platinum model uses a solid platinum bezel with raised numbers.
The small seconds indicator is displayed at 6 o’clock on the dial, and the start button is located at 2 o’clock on the dial.
The dial of this watch is white lacquered and matched with rose gold, red, blue, black and other colors. The hands of gold are marked with time, with luminous material filling, small champagne seconds dial at 6 o’clock, and the ring shows a 10-minute countdown. Overall, this dial is not only beautiful, but also very easy to read time.
This watch is equipped with Rolex’s typical inter-gold strap, composed of 904L stainless steel and 18K eternal rose gold, and features two Rolex creative devices: easy-to-adjust chain links, which can extend the strap by 5 mm for more comfortable wearing; and Oyster safety buckle with safety lock.
This wrist watch has the famous waterproof function of the Oyster watch: the case and the case back are made of sturdy 904L stainless steel, which can resist external aggression; it is also equipped with a three-locked crown, which can be turned once it is tightened The case is completely sealed and this watch is water-resistant to 100 meters.
The Rolex Yacht-Master II Series 116681 watch is equipped with the Cal. 4160 movement of Rolex blue PARACHROM. The prototype is the Cal. 4130 movement of its own brand. It is upgraded from several 10 new patent innovations. The Cal. 4160 movement The new alloy material can effectively magnetize and up to 10 places of shock resistance, in any fierce movement, effectively guarantee the stability and safety of the watch.
Summary: The deep blue sea is blue, the waves are rolling in the sea and sky, and the white sailing ship that appears suddenly is like an elf dancing on the sea, elegant and careless. The Rolex Yacht-Master II Series 116681 watch is another pinnacle in the history of Rolex mechanical watchmaking.
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