CASE NUMBER: E510617
CASE MATERIAL: 18K yellow gold
CASE DIMENSIONS: 36 mm in diameter
DIAL: Oxblood dial with gold hour markers, luminous dots for each hour marker near the periphery of the dial, day window at the "12" and date window at the "3" hour markers.
BRACELET MATERIAL: 18k yellow gold, ref. 8385
BRACELET SIZE: 6-3/4 inches
FUNCTIONS: Time, day, date
The Rolex Day Date is one of the most recognizable models in Rolex's deep product line. Worn by Presidents and captains of industry, the gold Day Date was the watch to own among generations of affluent watch buyers. The present example with stunning oxblood lacquered dial and case in pristine condition.
Accompanied by inner and outer Rolex boxes, Rolex leather notebook, marketing brochures, user manual warranty and extra link.
Dial and hands in excellent condition. Luminous material in the dial and hands fully intact, appears original to the watch, and aged to a beautiful creamy color. Case in excellent condition with perhaps a light polish. Bracelet with minor amount of stretch as a result of age and normal wear. Movement running at time of cataloging. Overall in excellent condition.
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