11 June 2004
Rolex. A fine 18K white gold and diamond-set self-winding waterproof wristwatch with sweep center seconds, day, date and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Day-Date, Ref. 18239, circa 1990
With nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the silvered brushed dial entirely decorated with small diamonds with larger applied diamond-set square indexes, luminous hands, sweep center seconds, day aperture and magnified date aperture, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with diamond-set downturned lugs, diamond-set bezel, screw back and screw down crown, together with an 18K white gold Rolex President bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by a Rolex brown leather fitted presentation box, original factory tags, note pad and outer packaging.
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