Rolex 116688 Yacht Master II 18K Yellow Gold 2018 NEW DIAL + HANDS (30380)

30380 Rolex 116688 Yacht Master II, 116688, 18k yellow gold on a yellow gold bracelet, automatic Rolex caliber 4161 movement, blue ceramic rotating bezel, countdown "regatta" chronograph, programmable countdown, white dial with yellow gold hands and indexes, red accents, small seconds at 6 o'clock, sapphire crystal, water resistant to 100M, size: 44mm, thickness: 14mm, scrambled serial. Like New with original box and papers dated May of 2018.

$36,500

Email us about this watch

Trade for this watch

This watch is in stock and available for purchase at our retail showroom in Boston.

We ship FEDEX overnight in US, or to Europe by FEDEX International Priority

If you have a watch that you are interested in selling or trading, please contact us.

1-888-393-8463

More about Rolex 116688 Yacht Master II 18K Yellow Gold 2018 NEW DIAL + HANDS

This is an 18K yellow gold Rolex Yacht Master II 116688. It has an integral 18K yellow gold bracelet with a folding Oysterlock safety clasp, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It includes an 18K yellow gold Twinlock winding crown with the triple water resistance system, crown guards, round yellow gold chronograph push buttons, and a solid screw down case back. The 44mm diameter solid three-body case, curved lugs, 18K yellow gold bracelet, and knurled 18K yellow gold bidirectional rotatable Ring Command bezel, are polished/brushed. The bezel has a blue Cerachrom ceramic insert, with gold engraved numerals and the Yacht Master II inscription. The dial is white with yellow gold skeletonized Rolex hands with luminous inserts, yellow gold square hour index markers with luminous inserts, a gold triangle at 12 o'clock, and there is a perimeter black minute/second scale. It includes a center sweep chronograph hand, and a fourth center hand with a red triangle indicator for the arched programmable countdown Regatta chronograph with a blue rim, red triangle markers, and black Arabic numerals to 10, with an "on the fly" mechanism. There is a running small seconds subsidiary dial at 6 o'clock with a gold reserve with black Arabic numerals, and a gold indicator hand. It has a stop-seconds mechanism for precision time setting, and it includes a Certified Official Superlative Chronometer (COSC) rating. It's water resistant to 100 meters/330 feet, and the 14mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Yacht Master II 116688 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Rolex caliber 4161 countdown chronograph movement. It's rhodium plated, with oeil-de-perdrix embellishment, and it's constructed with 42 jewels, 360 components, a straight-line lever escapement, an anti-shock device, a Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring, and it self-winds bi-directionally via a perpetual rotor. It includes a monometallic balance that's adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism, and 5 positions, Microstella regulating screws, and a self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. It has a hacking seconds device for precision time setting, and the mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 28,800 vph (4 Hz).

This Rolex Yacht Master II 116688 was introduced in 2011, and it was produced until 2018. It was specifically designed for yacht racing, and its unique countdown feature with mechanical memory is programmable on an arc from one to 10 minutes. The rotatable, patented Ring Command bezel actually interacts with the watch’s movement.