Exclusive Timepieces 21 –⁠ 22 October 2023 | Monaco

Auction Details

The timepieces that we are offering at this auction are coming from all over the world and from some of the most prominent collections.
An incredibly impressive selection of truly rare Rolex Daytonas. A stunning and rare Cartier watch. A Patek Philippe in platinum from the 1920s, coming to auction for the first time, the John Goldberger Calatrava, which is one of the most sought-after reference 530s, to name but a few.

Session I: Saturday 21 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 108
Session II: Sunday 22 October, 10:30 AM – lots 109 to 172
Session III: Sunday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 173 to 281

245 Rolex Extremely Rare and Catching, Day-Date, Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Pink Lacquered “Stella” Dial, Reference 1803, With Box and Paper

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 78,000

Model: Day Date
Reference: 1803
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1972
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 1556
Case N°: 3 134 149
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Box and Warranty

The Day-Date represents a really exclusive model for many features in Rolex history: it was the first waterproof self-winding chronometer certified wristwatch with a day and date function, it was equipped with a new three-link bracelet, known as the ’President, specially designed for and it was only available in noble materials such as golds or platinum. Moreover, the Day-Date was produced with a wide variety of dial colors, materials and configurations. Among the most collectable of all are ones fitted with lacquer “Stella” dials. Translucent yet vibrant, “Stella” dials offer so much exclusivity to the wearer. The 1803 here offered is extremely exclusive not only for bearing one of the fanciest Stella colors but also for its shiny configuration. The 36 mm case in yellow gold is preserved in marvelous condition, and still retains two strong hallmarks on the underside of the lugs. The dazzling pink color dial contrasts vibrantly against the black graphics. Moreover it comes with its original box, papers and a solid yellow-gold president bracelet.