Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
ROLEX REF. 118339 DAY-DATE WHITE GOLD & DIAMOND Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified," Ref. 118339. Made in 2000. Very fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold and diamonds Chronometer wristwatch with double quick-set day and date and an 18K white gold President bracelet (Ref. 73859) with concealed deployant clasp.
Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, fluted bezel, lugs set with 32 round diamonds, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Satiné silver with applied radial Roman numerals, outer minute/seconds track, apertures for the days of the week (German) and the date. White gold baton hands. Cal. 3155, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.