Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu 14 January 2019 | Monaco LOT 49
Rolex Day-Date, ref. 1803, red quarters, yellow-gold with punched Rolex guarantee.
Estimate € 9,000 – 12,000
Reference N°: 1803
Year: Circa 1971
Case N°: 2824181
Caliber: 1556 automatic
Bracelet: Leather strap
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, case and movement
Accessories: Original punched guarantee and booklet
Launched in 1956, the Day-Date is one of the most iconic Rolex watches. Often referred to as the president’s watch, the model has gravitated in the highest spheres of showbiz and politics. From its launch, the model differentiated itself with an endless variety of dials, case materials and even languages used to indicate the day of the week (actually, up to 26 different languages were available). The present watch bears the reference 1803, one of the longest serving Day-Date reference. It is fitted with an incredible immaculate white dial with red quarters, and the days are indicated in Spanish. The present watch is in excellent condition accompanied by its original guarantee, it is a very appealing collector watch.
Montre Rolex en or jaune, modèle Day-Date, réf. 1803. Son cadran de couleur blanche magnifique est agrémenté de 4 quartiers rouges et les jours sont indiqués en espagnol. Cette montre en excellent état accompagnée de son certificat Rolex est un Must pour tout collectionneur de Rolex vintage.