Is the Rolex Oyster Perpetual worth it?

Is the Rolex Oyster Perpetual worth it?

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual is often touted as the best “one-and-only watch”. While watch lovers find joy in collecting, there is merit to having that watch that one could wear at every occasion. And the Oyster Perpetual, Rolex’s most basic watch, fits the bill.

How hard is it to buy a Rolex Oyster Perpetual?

Buying a new Rolex can be a complicated endeavor because Rolex intentionally shorts demand on more than a few models (especially steel sports models), thus creating years-long waitlists at authorized Rolex dealers. Getting on those lists is itself a challenge requiring investment of time and money.

Why is it so hard to get a Rolex Oyster Perpetual?

Rolex watches are a hot commodity because of their scarcity. The lack of supply is emphasized by supply chain shortages seen across many industries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Should I buy a Datejust or an Oyster Perpetual?

The Datejust is probably the best option if you want to wear a sports watch to the office with your suit. If you like the look at the Datejust but you don’t like the Cyclops magnifying glass over the date, go with the Oyster Perpetual.

Who wears Oyster Perpetual?

After his Wimbledon match against Hubert Hurkacz, Federer was seen wearing one of Rolex’s 2020 releases: an Oyster Perpetual with a deep, forest green dial. Federer, a Rolex ambassador, is clearly a fan of the new pieces.

How long is the waiting list for Rolex Oyster Perpetual?

6-36 months
Waitlists on the Rolex Day Date is long and one can expect to wait 6-36 months. Expect to have a strong relationship and excellent purchase history to receive this watch from an authorized dealer.

Is a Datejust 36 a good investment?

But while a Rolex Datejust certainly can be a good investment, it will most likely not be a Rolex watch that increases dramatically in value within the coming decades, and therefore, it cannot be considered an ideal Rolex model for investment purposes.

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