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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 73

Ref. 1803, Yellow Gold "Day-Date" Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified?, Ref. 1803, case No. 2776388. Made in 1971. Very fine, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold chronometer wristwatch with day and date and an 18K yellow gold President bracelet with concealed deployant clasp.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

EUR 4,300 - 5,500 / USD 5,800 - 7,500

Sold: CHF 7,670

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, faceted bezel, crystal with "cyclops" lens. D. Satiné gold with applied yellow gold baton indexes, luminous dots, outer minute/seconds division, aperture for the day of the week and quick-set date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1556, rhodium-plated, "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 26 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original