Rolex Yacht Master 18K
1 Year Warranty
Your Vintage watch comes with a full covered one year warranty.
"A sailors dream"
The Yacht-Master was not the first Rolex timepiece made with sea adventurers in mind. Rolex seems to have set out to develop a tool for sailing while emphasizing on the luxury and aesthetic appeal of the watch rather than on the usability of the watch as a tool, as they did with the Submariner. When the Yacht-Master was first released in 1992, it appeared to profit from the popularity of Rolex's first timepiece with a maritime theme, the aforementioned Submariner. Although it resembles early Rolex Daytona models, the original Yacht-Master may have been a reworking of the Submariner. The release of a completely new model is especially rare, as 28 years had passed since the launch of the first Daytona models. But even though it takes decades for a new model to appear on the market, it is allways certainly worth the wait. Numerous adjustments were made, notably the size, which was 39.5mm instead of the Dayton's 36mm, later evolving into 40mm, 36mm and 29mm models. Other changes included an etched bezel insert that was permanently soldered to the bezel, larger hands and maxi-markers, and smooth, rounded edges.
Known the world over, Rolex is a benchmark for prestige and quality in watchmaking. Since its creation, the brand has placed the reliability of its products uppermost. It submits virtually its entire movement production for testing by the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres to obtain COSC certification. Rolex is also renowned for its after-sales service which is performed by staff who have been specially trained, often in Rolex's own schools in countries around the globe, including the United States and Japan. Rolex was founded by Hans Wilsdorf. A Bavarian watchmaker who emigrated to Switzerland, he immediately put his natural flair for products and business acumen at the service of a brand that would soon forge an international reputation. He was succeeded in 1963 by André Heiniger, whose son Patrick took over at the helm in 1992. Bruno Meier in 2009 then Gian Riccardo Marini in 2011 were successively appointed at the head of the business, a limited company (société anonyme) that is wholly owned by the Hans Wilsdorf Foundation. In 2014, Jean-Frédéric Dufour, previously Chief Executive of Zenith, was named as the new CEO. Such a reputation hasn't gone unnoticed among collectors, as recent auction results demonstrate. At a 2013 sale in Geneva, for example, a Daytona Chronograph in steel achieved an absolute record price of US$ 1.1 million. The brand hones its image through associations with prominent and well-respected personalities chosen from the arts and sports. Also, in 1976 Rolex launched its Awards for Enterprise which each year single out innovative projects that promote sustainable development. The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative gives young artists a privileged opportunity to benefit from the experience of masters in their field.
Glass: Saphire Crystal
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bezel Material: 18ct. Solid Gold
Case Back Material: Stainless Steel
Indexes: Print and Applied
Features: Date, Superlative Chronometer
Dial Handstyle: Mercedes Hands
Base Caliber: 3135
Power Reserve: 48h
Number Of Stones: 31
Clasp Type: Fold Over Clasp
Clasp Material: 18ct. Solid Gold and Stainless Steel (Original)
Wrist Circumference: - 19cm
Watches with metal or precious metal straps often have a fixed length. To make sure that the watch fits you, measure the circumference of your wrist using our template and compare it with the information under "Strap".
In case it does not fit, please contact us shortly. Each band can be customized, which we will gladly do for you.
We make use of a trusted and insured delivery partner and generally ship your parcel the next business day after receiving your payment. Generally, delivery time within Europe is 2-5 business days and for the rest of the world 2-8 business days depending on the carrier. We can also arrange for your watch to be delivered by a direct courier service or, optionally, by a member of our team. Shipping costs for direct delivery are at the client’s expense. Please get in touch with us if you would like to discuss options and receive a quote.
In short, we’re not that difficult when it comes to returns and exchanges. We firmly stand behind our products and do our utmost best to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase. You have the right to return your purchase within fourteen (14) days of receipt of the product and there’s no need to tell us why. If you wish to return your item, simply let us know and we will arrange a collection. Once returned to us, we will reimburse the relevant amount ras voucher for zrhbrg.ch, including the costs of delivery and excluding the return costs.
Every watch is covered by a working guarantee and is checked by a licensed watchmaker.
In addition, you can have the watch fully serviced before delivery , in which case we give you a 1-year functional guarantee. The warranty is worldwide valid. This will enable you to receive assistance regardless of your country of residence.
Personal taste can evolve. To ensure the right fit, you can trade in your watch purchased on Zurichberg anytime and upgrade to a new timepiece. Your personal timepiece can thereby evolve with you along your journey through life.
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The passport proofs authenticity and your rightful ownership. Your digital asset is stored on the Swiss Trust Chain, a Blockchain infrastructure based in Switzerland. As soon as you buy a watch, it is automatically transferred to your own digital wallet which we provide you as well together with our partner Adresta
The passport proofs authenticity
The authenticity of the watches is validated by our experts here in Switzerland. Important information used for identification is read out and then stored on our forgery-proof platform.
The passport proofs your rightful ownership:
The passport proofs your rightful ownership and accompanies your watch from now on its entire lifetime, building up its history - allowing trust and transparency. It also makes the asset more fungible, facilitating underlying services such as insuring the watch.