View full screen - View 1 of Lot 2115. Day-Date, Reference 1803 | A pink gold and diamond-set wristwatch with day, date and bracelet, Retailed by Cartier, Circa 1974 | 勞力士 | Day-Date 型號1803 | 粉紅金鑲鑽石鏈帶腕錶,備日期及星期顯示,由卡地亞發行,約1974年製.
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Rolex

Day-Date, Reference 1803 | A pink gold and diamond-set wristwatch with day, date and bracelet, Retailed by Cartier, Circa 1974 | 勞力士 | Day-Date 型號1803 | 粉紅金鑲鑽石鏈帶腕錶,備日期及星期顯示,由卡地亞發行,約1974年製

Rolex

Rolex

Day-Date, Reference 1803 | A pink gold and diamond-set wristwatch with day, date and bracelet, Retailed by Cartier, Circa 1974 | 勞力士 | Day-Date 型號1803 | 粉紅金鑲鑽石鏈帶腕錶,備日期及星期顯示,由卡地亞發行,約1974年製

Day-Date, Reference 1803 | A pink gold and diamond-set wristwatch with day, date and bracelet, Retailed by Cartier, Circa 1974 | 勞力士 | Day-Date 型號1803 | 粉紅金鑲鑽石鏈帶腕錶,備日期及星期顯示,由卡地亞發行,約1974年製

Rolex

Day-Date, Reference 1803

A pink gold and diamond-set wristwatch with day, date and bracelet, Retailed by Cartier, Circa 1974

勞力士

Day-Date 型號1803

粉紅金鑲鑽石鏈帶腕錶,備日期及星期顯示,由卡地亞發行,約1974年製


Dial: black

Calibre: cal. 1556 automatic, 26 jewels

Case: 18k pink gold, screw down case back

Case number: 3'832'064

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

Size: 36 mm width, bracelet circumference approximately 180 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement, dial and case further signed by retailer

Accessories: none

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. All functions are working properly. All diamonds are nice and intact. The plexi glass with surface wear throughout, only visible under a strong loupe. The hands with minor signs of wear. The lumes on the indexes has faded slightly and the date disk has faded into a cream color. The case with minor signs of surface wear throughout, minor scuff marks underneath the lugs from removing the bracelet, hardly visible with the naked eyes. The bracelet are stretched slightly due to aging. Overall the watch is in very good condition considering its age.


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 President model is a watch that defines prestige, excellence, and timelessness, however as it has been in production for a long period of time, many varieties of precious metals and dials were made for this model.


Further enhancing its rarity, the dial is stamped with the prestigious "Cartier" stamp and Cartier hand stamped reference numbers under the lug.