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

211 Rolex Very Attractive and Luxurious, Day-date, Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, With Diamond and Ruby-set String Dial, Reference 18 038

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 26,000

Model: Day-Date
Reference: 18038
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1979
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3055
Case N°: 5831445
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

The Day-Date reference 18 038 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 40 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.