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Rolex. Very Well Preserved and Very Rare, Day-Date, Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow...

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Model: Day Date
Reference: 18238
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1996
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3155
Case N°: W845832
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Box, Service and Cloth

The Rolex Day-Date, a groundbreaking timepiece introduced in 1956, marked a pivotal moment as the brand’s first wristwatch to feature the simultaneous display of both the day and date through apertures on the dial. Esteemed as one of Rolex’s most iconic models, the Day-Date has served as a canvas for creative exploration, giving rise to a myriad of unusual and rare creations. Particularly noteworthy are the distinctive dials crafted during the 1950s–1980s, adorned with company logos, team/event emblems, military insignias, and the signatures of Middle Eastern rulers. Among these exceptional timepieces is the present reference 18 238, created as a special order for governments or prominent royals, showcasing the “UAE Armed Forces” Hawk logo on its dial. Rolex’s enduring appeal has consistently extended to Sheiks, military officials, and ruling elites in the Middle East. This specific timepiece, accompanied by its original box and service documentation, stands out not only for its unique historical significance but also for its striking dial and the exceptionally rare addition of Arabic calendar indications, an uncommon feature seldom encountered in the market. The remarkable state of preservation observed in both the case and the President bracelet further enhances the allure of this special edition Day-Date. As a rare and distinctive gem within the realm of Rolex collectibles, the reference 18 238, with its unique history and design, represents a coveted treasure for discerning collectors who seek a piece of horological artistry that transcends the ordinary.

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Estimate € 15000 - 30000

Model: Day Date
Reference: 18238
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1996
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3155
Case N°: W845832
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case
Accessories: Box, Service and Cloth

The Rolex Day-Date, a groundbreaking timepiece introduced in 1956, marked a pivotal moment as the brand’s first wristwatch to feature the simultaneous display of both the day and date through apertures on the dial. Esteemed as one of Rolex’s most iconic models, the Day-Date has served as a canvas for creative exploration, giving rise to a myriad of unusual and rare creations. Particularly noteworthy are the distinctive dials crafted during the 1950s–1980s, adorned with company logos, team/event emblems, military insignias, and the signatures of Middle Eastern rulers. Among these exceptional timepieces is the present reference 18 238, created as a special order for governments or prominent royals, showcasing the “UAE Armed Forces” Hawk logo on its dial. Rolex’s enduring appeal has consistently extended to Sheiks, military officials, and ruling elites in the Middle East. This specific timepiece, accompanied by its original box and service documentation, stands out not only for its unique historical significance but also for its striking dial and the exceptionally rare addition of Arabic calendar indications, an uncommon feature seldom encountered in the market. The remarkable state of preservation observed in both the case and the President bracelet further enhances the allure of this special edition Day-Date. As a rare and distinctive gem within the realm of Rolex collectibles, the reference 18 238, with its unique history and design, represents a coveted treasure for discerning collectors who seek a piece of horological artistry that transcends the ordinary.

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