Exclusive Timepieces & Jewels 17 July 2019 | Monaco LOT 10
Rolex An extremely rare, attractive and important Rolex Date reference 15200 with United Arab Emirates Desert Eagle Coat of Arms with papers.
Estimate € 3,000 – 6,000
Material: Stainless Steel
Reference N°: 15200
Case N°: X290354
Movement N°: 5283761
Bracelet: Stainless Steel
Signed: Dial, Case and movement
This Rolex Date reference 15200 in stainless steel with date is an absolute rare and fascinating piece for the collectors who love the Middle East world and special logos. In fact, in the middle of the dial stands the very rare polychrome enameled emblem with “UAE Desert Eagle” coat of arms and arab inscription “al-Imārāt al-Arabiyya al-Muttaḥida”, personalized for the emir of Dubai, sheikh bin Raschid al Macktoum. In the past years, the seven Arab nations commissioned to Rolex and other brands some special watches to be given as gifts for high-ranking officials, foreign dignitaries, and diplomats. The “Desert Eagle” is an extremely rare personalized dial exhibiting the UAE coat of arms emblem executed with the technique of the polychrome enamel, which shows the “Quraysh Hawk”. In the center of the Hawk’s chest is positioned an Arabian sailboat with a red background. The Hawk is standing, with its feet resting on top of the ruler of Dubai’s signature, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makhtoum. Moreover, right under the hawk there’s the prominent signature of the Wazarah Ad Difa’A department written in Arabic script. Nowadays, these watches are coveted treasures sought after by collectors around the world especially if found in great overall storage conditions. It comes with the Original Rolex Warranty confirming the sale on May 31th, 1993.