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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 332

ROLEX REF. 18348 DAY-DATE YELLOW GOLD & DIAMONDS Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. L241681, Ref. 18348. Made in 1989. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold and diamond wristwatch with day & date and an 18K yellow gold President bracelet with concealed deployant clasp.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, bezel set with 44 round diamonds, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Champagne set with 8 round and 2 baguette diamonds, luminous dots, outer minute/seconds track, apertures for the day of the week and the date. Yellow gold bâton hands. Cal. 3155, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism, quick adjustment for the day of the week and the date. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 15,000 - 25,000

HKD 115,000 - 195,000 / CHF 14,000 - 24,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.