1984 Rolex Day Date Onyx Dial Ref. 18038 (Full Set)
Momentum by AIX Tempora, Ltd.
ICD Brookfield Place, Al Mustaqbal St, DIFC, POBox 506645
United Arab Emirates
The 18038 Day Date has been produced from 1978 until 1987 and comes with sapphire crystal and quickset date movement. Many special dial variants exist for this model including Stella, Diamond and Stone dials. The Onyx dial is one of the most popular stone dials, the combination of gold with a glossy black provides a very pure and elegant look. This watch is in excellent condition and comes in a full set with original Box and stamped, punched and dated papers from the Kuwaiti AD Sarhan.
|Model||Day Date Onyx|
|Case||Excellent 18K case that shows only little wear from age. The lugs remain straight and even with fully intact serial and reference numbers The bezel is nicely fluted and only shows little wear from age|
|Bracelet / Strap||Very good President bracelet with little wear from age. The clasp code is H, matching the serial of the case, 21 links|
|Dial||Excellent Onyx dial free of any marks, damages or stains. The dial is marked T Swiss T which also matched the original Tritium hands|
|Box||Original President Box
|Papers||Punched Certificate from 1984 from Kuwait
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.