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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 468

ROLEX REF 1803 DAY-DATE DIAMOND DIAL PINK GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified," case No. 1203731, Ref. 1803. Made in 1965. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self- winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold Chronometer wristwatch with day and date and diamond-set dial with a gold plated Rolex buckle.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted bezel, screwed down case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. Satine silver with 8 round diamond-set and 2 baguette indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds track, apertures for the day and date. Luminous pink gold baton hands. Cal.1555, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix 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.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

HKD 56,000 - 72,000 / USD 7,300 - 9,400

Sold: CHF 10,625

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.