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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 283

ROLEX REF. 18038/18000 DAY-DATE BIRCH WOOD DIAL YELLOW GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified", case No. 6440632, Ref. 18038. Made in 1980. Very fine, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with birch wood dial, day and date with a Rolex buckle. Accompanied by a Rolex box.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, fluted bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Satine birch wood with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, gold-framed apertures for the day of the week and quick-set date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 3055, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 27 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.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 64,000 - 96,000 / USD 8,400 - 12,600

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12.5 mm.