Rolex. A fine and rare platinum and diamond set automatic centre seconds calendar watch "Day-Date" Ref:1804, 1960s

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Lot 82
Rolex. A fine and rare platinum and diamond set automatic centre seconds calendar watch
"Day-Date" Ref:1804, 1960s

Sold for £ 9,560 (US$ 12,754) inc. premium
Rolex. A fine and rare platinum and diamond set automatic centre seconds calendar watch
"Day-Date" Ref:1804, 1960s
26-jewel Cal.1555 movement, monometallic balance shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, adjusted to five positions and temperature, fine silvered dial with day and date aperture, diamond set hour markers, polished tonneau case with 46 brilliant cut diamonds in the bezel, screw down Oyster crown and screw back, fitted platinum President bracelet, with locking clasp, together with original chronometer certificate dated 28th March 1963, case, dial and movement signed 39mm.

Footnotes

  • The Ref. 1804 was produced from the 1960’s to the 1970’s in 18ct white or yellow gold and in platinum. The Day-Date was first launched in 1956, later in its production the words 'Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified' were printed on the dials signifying that the watches were submitted to the Official Swiss Chronometer Control and endured 360 hours of different tests.

    The platinum Ref:1804 is the rarest of all the 'Day-Date' watches produced.
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