Exclusive Timepieces, Sessions I, II, III 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

182 Rolex Special and Refined, Day-date, Automatic Wristwatch in Gold, Brown Degrade Diamond-set Dial, Reference 18038, With Sticker

Estimate: € 15,000 –⁠ 30,000

Sold € 23,400

Lot Description

Model: Day-Date
Reference: 18038
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1978
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3055
Case N°: 5 465 311
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

The Day-date 18038 offered here impresses for its conditions which have remained unchanged over time: the dial shows its mint conditions, full charm brown degraded layout, diamonds applied indexes, English calendar disc and yellow-gold baton hands and centered seconds. The classic shapes of the case realized in yellow gold have withstood the passage of time in a remarkable manner and are kept in excellent condition: this is exemplified by the presence on the back of the original Rolex sticker with the reference imprinted. The President bracelet, like new, introduced with this name in 1966 specific for this model complete the watch in all its beauty. The movement is the automatic caliber 3055.