View full screen - View 1 of Lot 54. 'Stella' Day-Date, Ref. 18038 Yellow gold wristwatch with day, date, bracelet and green 'stella' dial Circa 1988 | 勞力士18038型號「'Stella' Day-Date」黃金鍊帶腕錶備星期、日期顯示及綠色 Stella 錶盤,年份約1988.
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Rolex

'Stella' Day-Date, Ref. 18038 Yellow gold wristwatch with day, date, bracelet and green 'stella' dial Circa 1988 | 勞力士18038型號「'Stella' Day-Date」黃金鍊帶腕錶備星期、日期顯示及綠色 Stella 錶盤,年份約1988

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Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 CHF

Rolex

Rolex

'Stella' Day-Date, Ref. 18038 Yellow gold wristwatch with day, date, bracelet and green 'stella' dial Circa 1988 | 勞力士18038型號「'Stella' Day-Date」黃金鍊帶腕錶備星期、日期顯示及綠色 Stella 錶盤,年份約1988

'Stella' Day-Date, Ref. 18038 Yellow gold wristwatch with day, date, bracelet and green 'stella' dial Circa 1988 | 勞力士18038型號「'Stella' Day-Date」黃金鍊帶腕錶備星期、日期顯示及綠色 Stella 錶盤,年份約1988

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 CHF

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Rolex

'Stella' Day-Date, Ref. 18038

Yellow gold wristwatch with day, date, bracelet and green 'stella' dial

Circa 1988

勞力士18038型號「'Stella' Day-Date」黃金鍊帶腕錶備星期、日期顯示及綠色 Stella 錶盤,年份約1988


Dial: green 'stella'

Calibre: cal. 3055 automatic, 27 jewels

Case: 18k yellow gold, screw-down back

Case number: R'571'006

Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex President bracelet and folding clasp

Dimensions: 36 mm, bracelet circumference approx. 180 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

Box: no

Papers: no

Accessories: none

MVT: is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. All functions are working properly.

CASE: is in good condition with original proportions and finishing and light surface wear. The bezel with light surface wear throughout. The bracelet links are a little loose and with surface wear throughout.

DIAL: has cracking to the green "Stella" finish. The luminous dots are complete.


Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.


You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.


Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.


"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."

The Rolex Day-Date is glamourous, luxurious and can be found with a variety of dials, bracelets, bezels and gold finish designs. The present watch is fitted with a green 'stella' dial that is more exclusive than those more common colour that we see and is finished with gold baton numerals and apertures for the day and date.