Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 532

ROLEX REF. 18048 DAY-DATE, RUBY AND DIAMOND DIAL YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer, officially Certified, case No. 6548549, Ref. 18048. Made in 1981. Very fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold Chronometer wristwatch with day and date and an 18K yellow gold Rolex president bracelet with concealed deployant clasp.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 160,000 - 240,000 / USD 20,000 - 30,000

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screw down case back and crown, fluted diamond-set bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Champagne with ruby and diamond indexes, apertures for the double quick-set day and date. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 3155, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, free- sprung self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 150 mm.