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    Rolex, Ref. 1803 Gifted by Lyndon B Johnson Family to Lawrence J Klein; caretaker of the "Western White House" LBJ Ranch, 18k Gold Day Date, circa 1968
    Case: 36mm, 18k gold, three body case, with screw down caseback, No. 1774244
    Dial: silver with applied gold baton hour markers, luminous gold baton
    Movement: Rolex Cal. 1556, self-winding, rhodium finished, 26 jewels, chronometer, No. DD45685
    Band: Rolex signed 18k gold "President" bracelet, date code: 2/68
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement

    This timepiece is accompanied by its inner and outer presentation boxes, and serial number printed hang tag


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Ref. 1803 Gifted by Lyndon B Johnson Family to Lawrence J Klein; caretaker of the "Western White House" LBJ Ranch, 18k Gold Day Date, circa 1968
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement
    Model: Ref. 1803
    Dial: silver with applied gold baton hour markers
    Hands: luminous gold baton
    Metal: 18k gold
    Case: #No. 1774244
    Case Info: three body case, with screw down caseback
    Case Width: 36mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex Cal. 1556, self-winding, rhodium finished, 26 jewels, chronometer, No. DD45685
    Band: Rolex signed 18k gold "President" bracelet, date code: 2/68
    Circa: 1968
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in good condition. The case shows signs of daily wear with scratches and small indentation on case sides. Case lines where lugs meet case side is very strong and defined. Toning of gold is evident on case. Caseback is personalized: "To Our Friend L.J.K Our Love, The L.B.J's 1956-1982". The dial is in very good condition and retains all lume plots but two located at the 6 and 9 hour markers. The bracelet is in good condition with its typical bracelet stretch from this era. Movement runs and sets as it should. Service is recommended for daily use and timekeeping accuracy
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