Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 15, 2015

LOT 160

ROLEX REF. 1803 DAY-DATE PINK GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified," case No. 4394960, Ref. 1803. Made in 1975. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self- winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with day and date and a gold-plated Rolex buckle.

USD 6,000 - 8,000

HKD 47,000 - 62,000 / CHF 6,000 - 8,000

Sold: USD 11,875

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted bezel, screw- down case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. Matte silver with applied pink gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds divisions, apertures for the day and date. Luminous pink gold baton hands. Cal.1556, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 26 jewels, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and five positions, straight line lever escapement, shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.