Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm Black Dial Overview
In 2020 we saw the Rolex Oyster Perpetual go from a collection that wasn’t highly sought after to one that commands large waitlists. The reason for this newfound popularity was the introduction of a new colorful set of dials. Included in this new collection is the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm black 126000
Another change to the Rolex OP collection was new sizes. The black 126000 is now offered in 36mm This update makes the Oyster Perpetual more versatile and wearable for many potential buyers.
Not only did the OP get a new dial, case sizes, but they also got a new movement. We’ll go into that in detail later in the article.
With Rolex it’s not hard to believe that a new dial could dramatically change the demand for a watch. The Oyster Perpetual might be one of the best examples of how a slight tweak in a collection can make all the difference.
Overall the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm black 126000 is a fantastic watch and a giant leap forward for the collection. Rolex truly gave the OP everything it needed to be a hit which included technical upgrades and a splash of personalities.
The updated movement for the new Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm black 126000 is the in-house calibre 3230. The Rolex 3230 calibre has the same superlative accuracy rating of its predecessor but experiences improvement in power reserve and anti-magnetic ratings. The new power reserve for the OP 126000 is 70hrs, which is impressive.
Learn more about the 3230 movement and specs with our complete review.
A metal bracelet that all Rolex enthusiasts appreciate is the Oyster bracelet. This stainless steel bracelet type accompanies the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm black 126000 The Oyster bracelet is known for its comfort, durability, sporty look. What many enjoy about the bracelet is that it tapers down to the clasp. Overall this bracelet is of the highest quality and you’d be hard pressed to find a better one in the marketplace.
Black Dial Ref 126000 Specs
|Accuracy||+/- 2 seconds per day|
|Functions||Hour / Minute / Second Hand|
|Oscillator||Paramagnetic blue Parachrom hairspring|
|Case Material||904L stainless steel|
How Much Does The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Black Dial 126000 Cost
The black dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual costs $5,800 MSRP and can command a pre-owned price tag of $10,000
Available & Waitlists
The OP collection is typically considered the entry level Rolex but it can hardly be considered entry level if they are almost impossible to purchase. The availability for the Rolex Oyster Perpetual 36mm black 126000 is extremely low and chances of buying this new at a dealer is almost impossible.
Learn more about the Rolex Waitlist with our complete guide.
There are two ways to buy this watch. The first is buying it new which will always include a waitlist. The waitlist for the black dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual 126000 is quite lengthy. To learn more about Rolex Waitlists, check out our Guide to The Rolex Waitlist.
The second way to buy is purchasing pre-owned. You’ll quickly see that there is a considerable markup but that might be the only way you’ll purchase this watch. Below are links to some popular marketplaces that have shown the ability to get stock for the black dial Rolex Oyster Perpetual.