Day-Date Platinum Ref. 118206 (2008)



The late 2000s marked a period of refined elegance in the watch industry, exemplified by the Rolex Day-Date Platinum Reference 118206 from 2008, a timepiece that redefined luxury watchmaking. Introduced as a standout variation of Rolex's esteemed Day-Date line, this model encapsulated the brand's commitment to unparalleled craftsmanship and luxury.
  • Read-Worthy Insights

    The Day-Date Platinum Ref. 118206, highly coveted among collectors, has seen a steady rise in value, revered for its exquisite design and rarity. This model’s unique aesthetics have made it a symbol of status and sophistication among watch enthusiasts.

    Crafted entirely from 950 platinum, the watch’s 36mm case imparts a remarkable weight and distinctive presence on the wrist. The dial, known as the “Arabic Blue Wave Dial,” features an ice blue wavy hue that dramatically plays with light. This signature detail of Rolex’s platinum watches offers a subtle yet luxurious contrast against the platinum case and bracelet.

    A highlight of this reference is the day and date function, displayed at 12 o’clock and 3 o’clock, powered by Rolex’s in-house caliber 3155, a self-winding movement renowned for its precision and reliability. The watch’s fluted bezel adds a touch of classic Rolex elegance.

    Accompanied by its original box and paperwork, this Day Date Platinum is a complete set, making it a treasured addition to any collection.

  • Under the Magnifying Glass

    Brand: Rolex

    Model: Day-Date

    Movement: Automatic, Calibre 3155

    Functions: Day, date, hours, minutes, central seconds

    Features: President bracelet (22 Links), Ice blue wave dial
Case: 36 mm Platinum

    Crystal: Sapphire front

    Bracelet: Platinum President bracelet

    Year: 2008

    Box & Papers: Full set with original box, and certificate of origin, product literature

  • Condition

    This Rolex Day Date Platinum Ref. 118206, dating back to 2008, is in exceptional overall condition, indicative of its careful handling and minimal wear. The watch exhibits a few minor surface marks that are consistent with gentle use over time, none of which detract from its stunning appearance. Notably, the distinct hallmarks on the reverse of the lugs and the buckle remain crisp and clearly defined, a testament to its authenticity and the quality of maintenance it has received.
    The 950 platinum case and President bracelet retain their original luster and sophisticated finish, with the platinum exhibiting its characteristic weight and stature. The ice blue “Arabic Blue Wave Dial” is pristine, with its unique wavy texture and coloration playing with light as intended by Rolex’s design. The white gold index markers and hands on the dial are unblemished, preserving the watch’s elegant and refined aesthetic.

  • Delivery

    At Bezl, we believe that every new watch is not just a timepiece, but a new chapter in your personal story. That’s why we offer personal delivery worldwide, to ensure that your experience begins in the most enchanting and memorable way possible. However, please understand that in certain cases, due to logistical challenges or geographical limitations, it may not be feasible to provide personal delivery. In such instances, we will ensure that your new watch is delivered through our premium shipping service, maintaining the highest standards of care and security.

    We understand that the moment you unbox your new watch is more than just unpacking; it’s a ceremony, a special moment that will become part of the story you share with your timekeeper. It marks the beginning of a journey, a moment to be savored and remembered. With Bezl’s personal delivery service, we ensure every detail is perfected, from the moment your order is placed to the magical instant the watch is placed on your wrist. Our goal is to make this experience as personal and unique as possible, for we value the deep connection that is formed between you and your new watch. Let us help make your unboxing an unforgettable experience.

    In addition to our commitment to personalized service, at Bezl, we understand the importance of security and peace of mind when it comes to delivering your watch. That’s why every watch we dispatch, whether through personal delivery or our premium shipping service, is sent via a trackable shipping method, fully insured to ensure its safe arrival. We take great care in packaging and handling to guarantee that your new treasure reaches you in impeccable condition, allowing you to track its journey every step of the way.

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