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Lot #1670

Rolex Day-Date Salmon Diamond Dial 18k White Gold 18239

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Introduction

A legendary timepiece with an unrivaled history, the Rolex Day-Date has earned its place as "The Ultimate Watch of Prestige" from its decades on the wrists of the world's most influential people. Released in 1956, the Day-Date quickly became synonymous with luxury, prestige, and exclusivity thanks to being the watch of choice for the world's athletes, visionaries, and world leaders alike. Only ever constructed of precious metals, the Day-Date's aesthetic is that of sheer elegance and grace. Aside from the beautiful array of dial options that have been available over the decades, the Day-Date's most iconic piece of design is its three-piece "Presidential" or "President" bracelet. Forming the bedrock of its design, the Presidential bracelet has become synonymous with Rolex's flagship collection and their desire to create the very best and most iconic watches that the world has ever seen. With its timeless design and inescapable impact on horology, the Day-Date stands as a vivid reminder of just how successful they have been in realizing that very mission.

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Grade

M 8.5

Status

Vetted & Approved

Included

Watch Only

Est. value range

$12,000 – $18,000

The Details

Brand

Rolex

Dimensions

36mm

Model

Day-Date

Movement

Automatic cal. 3155

Reference

18239

Bracelet

18kt white gold Presidential bracelet

Year

1999

Condition

Excellent

Material

18kt white gold

Included

Watch only

Dial Color

Salmon

THE DIAL

Fitted with a stunning salmon dial with a sunburst pattern and diamond-set hour markers, the ref. 18239 is a wonderfully executed piece of luxurious watchmaking from Rolex.

THE CONSTRUCTION

Boasting the Day-Date's presidential bracelet and Rolex's iconic fluted bezel, this example's 18kt white gold construction beautifully enhances the already opulent design of its dial.

TIMING MACHINE READOUT

This reading was taken (crown down) with a ONEOF Accuracy Boutique Edition timing machine at time of cataloging. It is provided as a courtesy only, and shall not be construed as a warranty or guarantee of any kind. Please refer to our terms and conditions of sale for more information.

Condition

Watch is in overall excellent condition. Case shows light signs of surface wear, dial without any visible flaws. The bracelet has little stretch, and has 23 links total, 4 of which are removable.

Our Perspective

A wonderfully executed piece of exuberant Rolex design, this example's diamond-set salmon dial serves as the perfect backdrop for its 18tk white gold construction.

Justin Gruenberg

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