Day-Date 36

1969

£9,500

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Model name
Day-Date 36
Year
1969
Metal
18k Solid Rose Gold
Reference
1803
Dial
Champagne
Serial
20XXXXX
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 Champagne dial

Original champagne dial with black inlaid gold batons and Arabic numeral tracking. They are referred to as “pie pan” dials due to the sloping edge of the dial. This detail is 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.

CASE
18k solid rose gold case with fluted bezel

Ref. 1803 in 18k solid rose gold with fluted bezel. These rare rose gold Date Dates were produced in far fewer numbers compared to the classic yellow gold. The 2.0 million serial number in-between the lugs denotes to the year of production to 1969. It features a plexiglass crystal with a “Cyclops” magnifying the date display and a gold Rolex Oyster Twinlock screw down crown. The case has been professionally polished by our watchmakers giving the watch a stunning aesthetic. The rose gold bezel has been sympathetically polished 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 brown Watches of Knightsbridge genuine alligator strap and a gold plated Rolex pin buckle. Different leather straps depending on preference can be ordered on request.

Box & Paperwork

This watch comes with one of our bespoke green leather watch boxes (made in Italy). It is 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 Rolex authorised watchmaker, so that we can guarantee the authenticity and provide an 12 month mechanical warranty.