Important Collectors Wristwatches, Po...

Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 286

Ref. 1803, Yellow Gold and Diamond "Day-Date" Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified?, case No. 3696948, Ref. 1803. Made in 1974. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, 18K yellow gold and diamond chronometer wristwatch with day and date and an 18K yellow gold buckle. Accompanied by a box, guarantee (now void), service receipt from Rolex Taiwan and hang tag.

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

USD 6,000 - 8,000 / EUR 4,000 - 5,500

Sold: CHF 7,200

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, reeded bezel, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with 8 square and 2 baguette diamond indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/seconds divisions, apertures for the day of the week and the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1555, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-02


HANDS Service hands