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    Rolex, Day-Date President, 18K Yellow Gold with Diamond Dial, Ref. 18048, Circa 1978
    Case: 36mm, 18K yellow gold, three body, round, with fluted bezel, and screw-down crown and back, No. 5288398
    Dial: silver sunburst, with outer minute track, luminous 5-minute dots, diamond markers, and date aperture; yellow gold baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, yellow gold sword sweep seconds hand
    Movement: Rolex caliber 3055 automatic, 27 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, with quickset date and hacking seconds functions, rhodium finish
    Band: 18K, 22 links, signed Rolex, with Rolex crown on hidden clasp
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp

    This timepiece is accompanied by its inner and outer boxes, hang tag, secondary-market receipt, and instruction booklets.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Day-Date President, 18K Yellow Gold with Diamond Dial, Ref. 18048, Circa 1978
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp
    Model: Day-Date President, Ref. 18048
    Dial: silver sunburst, with outer minute track, luminous 5-minute dots, diamond markers, and date aperture
    Hands: yellow gold baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, yellow gold sword sweep seconds hand
    Metal: 18K yellow gold
    Case: #5288398
    Case Info: three body, round, with fluted bezel, and screw-down crown and back
    Case Width: 36mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 3055 automatic, 27 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, with quickset date and hacking seconds functions, rhodium finish
    Band: 18K, 22 links, signed Rolex, with Rolex crown on hidden clasp
    Circa: 1978
    Condition: Excellent dial. Good case, with surface scratches, shallow dents on back, and chips on edge of crystal; reference No. is stamped 18048 between lugs, 18000 inside case back. Good bracelet, with surface scratches and moderately stretched links, one dented. Running, with all functions working properly, but service is recommended.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    January, 2019
    22nd Tuesday
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