Rolex Caliber 4130
Rolex Daytona

Great video about the disassembly of a Rolex Daytona Caliber

Chronograph movement of the Cosmograph Daytona disassembled

In 2000, Rolex introduced the Caliber 4130, the chronograph movement completely developed and manufactured by Rolex for the Cosmograph Daytona. Now finally perfect Manufacture Chronograph, Rolex has recently presented new models of the Daytona.

Rolex Caliber 4130

The Caliber 4130 also powers the new, exclusive gold models

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 116518LN, laterally right

The Cosmograph Daytona 2017 in 18 carat yellow gold and with Oysterflex bracelet

The Caliber 4130 replaced the Caliber 4030, which Rolex had put into operation at the end of the 1980s. It was this Caliber, based on the Zenith El Primero movement, that made the Cosmograph Daytona an automatic watch.

Read more about the Rolex Daytona history here!

Rolex Cosmograph Daytona 1988

The Daytona of 1988 was the first automatic version

Equipped with┬ácolumn wheel and vertical clutch, the new movement is characterized by an instantaneous and extremely precise start of time measurement as well as great robustness. The Daytona’s chronograph function is activated by screw-down pushers and, of course, the watch has official COSC chronometer certification for maximum precision. Thanks to the Perpetual Rotor and various new developments like the Parachrom hairspring the Caliber 4130 offers great resistance to temperature variations and shocks and a power reserve of approximately 72 hours.

Find here detailed information about Caliber 4130 and other Rolex movements!

Rolex Perpetual Rotor

Elementary component of every Rolex: Automatic selfwinding mechanism Perpetual Rotor

See how a Rolex 4130 calibre is completely disassembled during service in this downright meditative video:

Continuously updated article, originally put online in March 2017.

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