1999 Rolex Day Date Coral Ref. 18208 (with Papers) - Price on Request
Many collectors have re-discovered the Day Dates a while ago which are enjoying more and more attention on the collectors market. Especially those which come in rare and uncommon references or dial versions,The number of Day Dates fitted with a Coral dial are small, very small. It goes under the category of stone dials but in real it isn't a stone. Coral is actually classified as a species of animals, making it even rarer. The example offered comes in a interesting configuration with the smooth bezel and sleek rivited Oyster bracelet. Furthermore this watch comes with the original punched Certificate.
|Model||Day Date Coral|
|Case||Excellent fat 18K case with sharp edges and crisp lugs.|
|Bracelet / Strap||Very good 18K President bracelet with little wear from age only|
|Dial||Original rare Coral dial in excellent 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.