Lot 5
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ROLEX | DAY DATE REF 18348A YELLOW GOLD AND DIAMOND SET AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DAY DATE AND BRACELET CIRCA 1985

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
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Description

  • Rolex
  • DAY DATE┬áREF 18348A YELLOW GOLD AND DIAMOND SET AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DAY DATE AND BRACELET CIRCA 1985
Dial: silvered, diamond set indexes Caliber: cal. 3155 automatic, 31 jewels Case: 18k yellow gold, screw down case backCase number: 8496143 Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex President bracelet with folding clasp Dimensions: 36 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 170 mmSigned: case, dial and movement Accessories: Rolex presentation box with outer packaging, two sales tags

Condition

CASE The case is in very good overall condition, with very light surface scratching from seldom wear. The case back still retains the original green Rolex factory sticker. The reference 18348 originally was produced with a diamond bezel; the present example has a later, non diamond set bezel. DIAL The dial is in very good overall condition. MOVEMENT The date and calendar functions are moving swiftly. The movement is running at time of cataloguing, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."