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1988 Rolex Day Date White Gold Birch Wood Dial Ref. 18239

Dhs. 198,450

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Woody Woodpecker - what we have here is a really rare bird, the Rolex Day Date Reference 18239 in white gold, but not just any. The presented watch is in mint condition and retaining sharp and crisp from any angle. With the very little stretch showing on the bracelet we assume that it was only worn occasionally. The dial in this 18239 is a rare Birch Wood dial with a very warm and bright color. The dial is in new condition and does not show any blemishes or wear. The wood dials are sensitive to humidity and many you see around show waves which become detectable by gaps at the edges. This one however probably never came even close to humidity and remains in impeccable condition. The fact that the hands, indexes and crown are in silver color, means the dial was made in very small numbers specifically for a white metal watch, this enhances the rarity tremendously. The idea of having a piece of wood in your watch is kind of bizarre but it also makes it quite unique, especially because two pieces of wood are never the same. This watch is a conversation opener and you will love to speak about it.

SKU 9.3.2.226
Brand Rolex
Model Day Date
Ref. No. 18239
Serial No. R716xxx
Year 1988
Gender Gents
Case Size 36mm
Case Excellent 18K White Gold case that is only showing very light wear from age. The lugs remain healthy and well defined retaining sharp lines and crisp edges. The fluted bezel is also in excellent condition, case numbers are clear and fully intact
Bracelet / Strap Excellent matching white gold President bracelet showing only minor wear from age. 21 links
Dial Excellent and original Birch Wood dial with original Tritium hands
Price AED 198,450 / USD 54,000
Crystal Sapphire
Movement Sapphire
Functions Day, Date
Condition Mint
Box No
Papers No

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