Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.

Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271

18 Rolex Charismatic and Precious, Day-Date, Automatic Wristwatch in Platinum, With Argentè Diamond-set Dial and Bezel, Reference 18 346

Estimate: € 18,000 –⁠ 35,000

Sold € 26,000

Model: Day-Date
Reference: 18346
Case Material: Platinum
Bracelet Material: Platinum
Year: 1991
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3155
Case N°: X258425
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

The reference 18 346 made by Rolex is one of very few equipped with the more precious and unusual diamond bezel instead of the classic fluted or smooth one. The present lot is a specimen of this reference and has been produced in platinum with a three-body solid tonneau case extremely well preserved and fresh with clear and deep hallmarks. Another interesting peculiarity is that both bracelet and case are cool, showing the original design like when it left the Rolex company. Moreover, the dial is full of charm with an argentè layout, brilliant and baguette diamonds applied indexes, English calendar disc and white-gold baton hands, powered by the movement is the automatic caliber 3155.