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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 246

    Rolex. A rare and attractive 18K gold diamond-set automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, day, date, bracelet, black dial, guarantee and box

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DAY-DATE, REF. 18038, CASE NO. 6’713’230, CIRCA 1981

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    Rolex. A rare and attractive 18K gold diamond-set automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, day, date, bracelet, black dial, guarantee and box
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, ref. 18038, case no. 6’713’230, circa 1981
    MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 3055, 27 jewels
    DIAL: black, diamond-set numerals, outer diamond-set minute division, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, aperture for day, magnified window for date
    CASE: 18K gold tonneau-shaped, fluted bezel, screw back, screw down crown, 36 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial and movement
    BRACELET/CLASP: 18K gold Rolex President bracelet, overall length of bracelet approx.165 mm.
    ACCOMPANIED BY: punched Rolex guarantee printed Kee Hing Hung in gilt, stamped by Ticking Time Watch Co., Singapure and dated 13.9.83, purchase invoice, instructions booklets, green Rolex folder, presentation box and outer packaging


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    The watch on offer here is a complete and enchanting example of reference 18048. It is preserved in beautiful condition, with nicely defined fluting on the bezel as well crisp milling on the back, sharp gold marks and the light oxidation on the bracelet is a guarantee of its untouched condition.

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