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    Rolex, Rare Wood Dial Day-Date President, 18K Yellow Gold, Automatic, Ref. 18038, Full Set, Circa 1979
    Case: 36 mm, 18K yellow gold, three body, with fluted bezel and screw-down crown and back, No. 6154641
    Dial: exotic burled wood, with outer minute track, applied yellow gold baton markers, and apertures for day and date; yellow gold baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, and yellow gold sword sweep seconds hand
    Movement: Rolex caliber 3055 automatic, 27 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with quickset date and hacking seconds functions, and rhodium finish
    Band: Rolex President 18K yellow gold bracelet, 25 links, approximately 7 1/2 inches, including watch, stamped 8385 and signed Rolex on deployment clasp
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and deployment clasp

    This timepiece is accompanied by its inner and outer boxes, COSC and warranty certificate showing 1982 purchase date, two extra bracelet links, Rolex Day-Date and Oyster instruction booklets, polishing cloth, leather wallet, hang tag, and branded notebooks.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Rare Wood Dial Day-Date President, 18K Yellow Gold, Automatic, Ref. 18038, Full Set, Circa 1979
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and deployment clasp
    Model: Day-Date President, Ref. 18038
    Dial: exotic burled wood, with outer minute track, applied yellow gold baton markers, and apertures for day and date
    Hands: yellow gold baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, and yellow gold sword sweep seconds hand
    Metal: 18K yellow gold
    Gram Weight: approximately 135, including watch
    Case: #6154641
    Case Info: three body, with fluted bezel and screw-down crown and back
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 3055 automatic, 27 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with quickset date and hacking seconds functions, and rhodium finish
    Band: Rolex President 18K yellow gold bracelet, 25 links, approximately 7 1/2 inches, including watch, stamped 8385 and signed Rolex on deployment clasp
    Circa: 1979
    Condition: Excellent dial and case, with sharp edges and crisp details. Good bracelet, with moderate stretch. Running, with all functions working, but service is recommended.
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    Additional Location Info:
    Lotte New York Palace
    455 Madison Avenue
    The Garrison Room
    New York, NY 10022


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