1971 Rolex Day Date Linen Dial Ref. 1802
Momentum by AIX Tempora, Ltd.
ICD Brookfield Place, Al Mustaqbal St, DIFC, POBox 506645
United Arab Emirates
When it comes to Vintage Rolex Dress watches, the Day Date seems to be the winner. It comes in different case references and all have their beauty. The 1802 Is known to be the sleek and very elegant one, bearing the smooth or so-called domed bezel. The dial is a beautiful silver dial with black print and double indexes at 6 and 9. The so-called cigarette hands look great with these indexes. Paired with the handmade chocolate brown Alligator strap it is a very very attractive watch on the wrist and has lots of character.
|Model||Day Date Linen Dial|
|Case||Very nice vintage condition case that shows some wear from age. The hallmarks at the backside of the case are present and numbers between the lugs are fully intact.|
|Bracelet / Strap||Chocolate Kaufmann Alligator strap with generic gold plated pin buckle|
|Dial||Excellent silver linen dial with black graphics. The lume dots have aged to a creamy color and are fully present. The cigarette hands also retain the original lume and are in good condition.|
Arguably one of the most iconic watches ever made, the Day-Date aka the Rolex President was introduced in 1956 and was the first to feature both the day and date in dedicated windows on the dial.
The Day-Date is the top model in the Rolex line-up and comes in an array of configurations with rare and special dials and case decorations. It has only ever been made in precious metals with Automatic movements and historically with an elegant diameter of 36mm - the perfect size for an iconic dress watch.