Featuring both a window displaying the name of the day at the 12:00 position, as well as one displaying the date at the 3:00 position, the Oyster Perpetual Day Date has become a prestigious classic since its introduction in 1956. Nicknamed "The President", the Day Date has been worn by several U.S. presidents.
Vintage Rolex collectors will immediately recognize this watch as a rarity. Non-watch people will immediately recognize this watch as elegant and beautiful. While the vintage Rolex Day Date model 1803 is common in the watch world, with its characteristic fluted bezel, this model 1802 with its original smooth bezel is quite rare. Add to this the original matte gilt black dial, and you have a very rare and collectable vintage Rolex on your wrist!
Original 18k case is 36mm diameter by 12.4mm thick. Plastic crystal. Smooth original 18k bezel. Screw down crown. Case back exterior has some minor indentations and on the inside shows this watch has been consistently serviced and maintained.
Original untouched perfect condition rare matte black pie-pan dial with gilt printing and applied hour markers and intact adjacent original luminous dots. Hands are Rolex service hands. Full day is on display along with the date.
Original automatic winding Rolex Caliber 1556 with 26 jewels and adjusted to temperature and in 5 positions. Movement, as mentioned, has been faithfully serviced over the years and is immaculate and running great.
Strap is new custom rustic leather with Rolex buckle.
Rolex collectors know that Stella dial Day Dates and Paul Newman Daytonas are the hottest collectable wristwatches. Here is an extra-special and rare Stella President: a mint, clean, original and beautiful reference 1802 with its defining smooth bezel for your consideration. This watch is absolutely beautiful!
Original 18k gold case with original smooth bezel, plastic crystal and screw down gold crown (working great). Dimenions are 36mm by 12mm thick. Serial number 1613XXX dates the watch to 1967.
Dial is free from any lacquer crazing or flaking. Original green enamel Stella dial with applied golden baton hour markers and original golden baton hands. Full day on display along with date at 3 o’clock. All luminous dots are intact.
Original automatic winding Rolex Caliber 1556 with 25 jewels and adjusted to temperature and in 5 positions. Movement is pristine and running and is a C.O.S.C. Certified Chronometer.
Rolex 18k President bracelet with 1-68 date code with minimal stretch in mint condition.
Around here, we never tire of the Rolex Day Date, also known as “The President”. Rolex regards the Day Date as its top of the line watch. A solid 18k gold watch on a solid 18k bracelet makes a statement, and so does the fact that Rolex only offers The President in precious metals. The blue vignette dial on this watch is sublime. Rolex saves its rarest and most interesting dials for the Day Date.
Case is never polished. Water resistant to 100 meters thanks to its Oyster case. The crown screws down and the crystal is sapphire, making the watch impervious to water and dirt intrusion. If you like gold then this is the ultimate daily watch for you. Diameter is 36mm.
Original untouched blue vignette dial with applied diamond hour markers. The combination of blue and gold is very attractive. Full day on display along with the date at 3 o’clock.
Movement is the Rolex automatic caliber 3155 with 31 jewels. Movement is functioning perfectly and is a C.O.S.C. Chronometer. Both the day and date displays are settable with the crown (double quick set).
Rolex President bracelet in mint condition with invisible clasp.