Rolex Day-Date ref 118238 18ct gold and diamond-set wristwatch with day-date and bracelet, sold 2017
Estimate $18,000 – $24,000
Calibre: cal. 3155 automatic, 31 jewels
Movement number: V585W849
Case: 18ct yellow gold Oyster, screw-down crown and back
Serial number: L605Z255
Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex President bracelet with folding clasp
Dimensions: 36mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 165mm
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Rolex guarantee, service and instruction booklets, tax invoice, swing tag and presentation case.
Launched in 1956, the Day-Date made its debut as the first waterproof and self-winding chronometer wristwatch to offer a modern calendar with an instantaneous day display, spelt out in full in a window on the dial, in addition to the date.
- Lot Sold $29,000 (Hammer Price)
- $35,380 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)