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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Est. value range
$18,000 – $20,000
The overall condition of the watch is excellent. String diamond dial is flawless. Case and bracelet have light surface abrasions that are consistent with very careful wear. Bracelet is very tight with little to no wear. There are a total of 23 links in the bracelet.
An icon in the luxury industry just as much as it is in the watchmaking industry, the Rolex Day-Date ref. 18138 with its gem-set bezel, dial, and case is a shining example of just how luxurious this timepiece can be.