Day-Date 36

1966

£8,250

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Model name
Day-Date 36
Year
1966
Metal
18k Solid Yellow Gold
Reference
1803
Dial
Silver
Serial
14XXXXX
Style
Men's / Unisex
Bezel
Fluted
Indexes
Baton
Case
36mm
Bracelet
Leather
Bracelet size
160-210mm
Crystal
Plexiglass
Box & Paperwork
Oysterbar
Movement
Automatic Cal. 1556
Condition
Excellent
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The Rolex Day Date is the ultimate classic Rolex, worn by the famous, and the Presidents…

Ever since the launch, it has been Rolex’s signature luxury timepiece, only made in precious metal, and with many interesting dial configurations.

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DIAL
Original silver dial with English Day

Original silver dial with gold batons & hands. These dials are referred to as “pie pan” dials due to the sloping edge of the dial. This detail is one of the reasons why these four digit Day Date references are much admired amongst collectors. The dial is signed “T Swiss T” referring to the original tritium luminous used on the dial. The dial has not been touched and remains in excellent original condition with some small signs of age.

CASE
18k solid gold case with fluted bezel

Reference 1803 in 18k solid yellow gold with fluted bezel. The 1.4 million serial number in-between the lugs denotes the year of production to 1966. This reference features a plexiglass crystal with “Cyclops” magnifying the date display and a gold Rolex Oyster Twinlock screw down crown. The case is sharp having been professionally polished. The gold bezel has been sympathetically cleaned by hand so that it retains the original fluted edges. This is one of the reasons why our watches are presented in the highest quality in terms of condition.

BRACELET
GENUINE ALLIGATOR STRAP WITH ROLEX PIN BUCKLE

This watch is fitted with a Watches of Knightsbridge genuine alligator brown leather strap and a gold plated Rolex pin buckle. Different leather straps can be ordered on request depending on preference.

Box & Paperwork

This watch comes with one of our bespoke green leather boxes made by JPM in Italy. It is also accompanied by documentation to guarantee the authenticity and a certificate from The Watch Register stating that the watch has cleared their extensive database of lost & stolen watches.

Oysterbar Guarantee

This watch has been checked by our experts and serviced by our watchmaker, so that we can guarantee the authenticity and provide a one year mechanical warranty.