Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

241 Rolex Very Rare and Luxurious, Day-date, Automatic Wristwatch in Gold, With Diamond and Ruby-set String Dial, Reference 18038

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 28,600

Lot Description

Model: Day-Date
Reference: 18038
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1986
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3055
Case N°: 9586961
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

The Day-Date reference 18038 is an interesting reference as it incorporates highly luxurious details, made in 18k yellow gold with a three-body solid tonneau case with screw back and reeded bezel is extremely well preserved and fresh with clear and deep hallmarks. Another interesting peculiarity is the original Rolex “President” bracelet. Moreover, the dial is full charm with a string layout with approximately 51 round brilliant diamonds for the minutes and ruby hour markers, English calendar disc for the day at 12 o’clock, date at 3 o’clock, “Rolex” and “Day-Date” in the middle, and yellow-gold baton hands. The movement is the automatic caliber 3055. A true pearl for any collector.