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1979 Rolex Day Date WG Stella Lime Green Diamonds Ref. 18039

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Lime Green       -      Rolex really pushed the envelope in the 1970’s & 80’s by introducing hard enamel dials known as Stella dials and named after the company who made the lacquer for these, Stella SA.. These enamel dials came in a riot of colors, tones you wouldn’t expect to see on a Rolex. The Stella colors are oxblood, red, orange, blue, green, turquoise, peach, salmon, pink, yellow, and purple with the latter being the rarest. The rarity of the colors also determine their value. But the rarity (and value) of Stella models lie not only in the color, but also in the material they were made for. White metal cases such as Platinum and White gold had differently configured dials with white coronet and hands. Another factor is the print on the dial which varies with the metal they are made for. What we have here is a super rare example of a Rolex Day Date 18039 with a very unique Lime Green Stella Diamond dial and silver print. The combination of the very vibrant lime Green color and white metal is phenomenal and is enhanced by the factory diamonds. With the market being very dry on Stella dial Day Dates this is a great opportunity to obtain an incredibly rare example for your collection.

SKU 3.2.062
Brand Rolex
Model Day Date  WG Stella Lime Green Diamonds
Ref. No. 18039
Serial No. 6330XXX
Year 1979
Gender Gents
Case Size 36mm
Case Excellent 18K White Gold case that has been lightly polished in the past. Reference and serial numbers are crisp and fully intact. The white gold fluted bezel is also in very good condition
Bracelet / Strap Vert good 18K white gold President bracelet with little stretch from age, 21 links. The clasp code is D, dating it to 1979 making it match the case number
Dial Original Stella Diamond Dial with rare Silver print, the color has aged to a very unique Lime Green.The surface is showing some spidering on different areas of the dial, only visible under magnification. The Tritium dots are original and matching the hands, lighting up when exposed to UV and falling in the same rate
Price Sold
Crystal Sapphire
Movement Automatic
Functions Day, Date
Condition Very good
Box No
Papers No

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