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ROLEX. AN ATTRACTIVE 18K GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DAY, DATE, BRACELET AND AMMONITE DIAL
ROLEX. AN ATTRACTIVE 18K GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DAY, DATE, BRACELET AND AMMONITE DIAL
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ROLEX. AN ATTRACTIVE 18K GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DAY, DATE, BRACELET AND AMMONITE DIAL

SIGNED ROLEX, DAY-DATE MODEL, REF. 18038, CASE NO. 5'314'794, CIRCA 1977

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ROLEX. AN ATTRACTIVE 18K GOLD AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, DAY, DATE, BRACELET AND AMMONITE DIAL
SIGNED ROLEX, DAY-DATE MODEL, REF. 18038, CASE NO. 5'314'794, CIRCA 1977
Movement: Automatic
Dial: Ammonite with diamond-set quarter hour markers
Case: 36 mm. diam.
With: 18k gold Rolex President bracelet and deployant clasp stamped F18000, D, overall length approximately 180 mm. and pouch

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The present timepiece is a very elegant and rare variants of the Day-Date model, crafted by the manufacture. the watch perfectly illustrates the philosophy behind the model. It is fitted with an attractive ammonite hard stone dial, a highly unusual material which is giving a superb appearance to the timepiece. An unusual sighting at auction.

A true icon within the world of vintage watch collecting, the birth of the Day-Date can be traced back to 1956; it quickly became one of the most celebrated models of the Geneva manufacture. Created in multiple variants, the Day-Date exemplifies the creativity of the firm and showcases their aim to follow the evolving tastes of their customers as well as requirements of some of their most demanding clients.

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