Rolex. A rare and attractive 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, day and date, made for the Sultanate of Oman
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Rolex. A rare and attractive 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, day and date, made for the Sultanate of Oman

SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DAY-DATE, RETAILED BY ASPREY, REF. 1803, CASE NO. 3'795'515, CIRCA 1980

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Rolex. A rare and attractive 18K gold automatic calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, day and date, made for the Sultanate of Oman
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, retailed by Asprey, ref. 1803, case no. 3'795'515, circa 1980
Cal. 1556 automatic movement, 26 jewels, champagne brushed dial, with red Khanjar, applied baton numerals with luminous accents, outer minute division, sweep centre seconds, aperture for day, magnified window for date, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, screw back, screw down crown, case, dial and movement signed, case also signed Asprey
36 mm. diam.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.

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Lot Essay

With Rolex fitted green presentation box.

The present reference 1803 is a fine example of a so-called "Qaboos" watch, made for the Sultanate of Oman, the dial printed with national emblem of Oman, the khanjar dagger in a sheath superimposed upon two crossed swords.

It moreover features the engraved retailer signature "Asprey" to its case back, further enhancing its rarity.

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