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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 469

ROLEX REF. 1803 DAY DATE YELLOW GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified," case No. 1709043, Ref. 1803. Made in 1968. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with day and date with an 18K yellow gold Rolex buckle.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted bezel, screwed- down case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. Champagne with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute division, apertures for the days of the week and the date, outer minutes/ seconds divisions. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 1556, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 24,000 - 40,000 / USD 3,100 - 5,200

Sold: CHF 5,625


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

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