Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jan 18, 2022

LOT 81

Ref. 18048, Oyster perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative chronometer officialy certified, Yellow gold with diamonds, so-called "Octopus"

EUR 80,000 - 150,000

USD 91,000 - 170,000 / HKD 710,000 - 1,330,000 / CHF 84,000 - 156,000

Sold: EUR 96,200

Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding 18K yellow gold diamond-set automatic wristwatch with day and date and 18K gold president bracelet octopus with diamonds. 18k yellow gold Oyster case, diamond-set yellow gold bezel, screw-down crown, and back Sunburst champagne dial. Magnifying cyclops lens on the 3 o’clock, diamond-set indexes alternating between brilliant- cut makers and baguette-cut quarters, outer minutes/seconds track with luminescent dots, luminescent hands, aperture for day and date.

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model Day-Date

Reference 18048

Year Circa 1981

Movement No. 0789288

Case No. 6546216

Bracelet Diamond-set Rolex President bracelet, approx. length 160 mm

Caliber Rolex 3055

Dimensions 36 mm.

Weight 136,09 gr. (approx.)

Signature Case, dial and movement

Accessories Attestation de contrôle officiel Suisse de chronomètre (COSC)