Rolex 18K YG Day Date Rare ref# 1802 circa 1961


A scarce and exceptional condition example 18K YG Rolex Day Date ref 1802 with original smooth bezel, serial circa 1961. The 1802 reference distinguishes the more well known 1803 model it’s smooth bezel, rather than more familiar fluted bezel found on the 1803.

The current example is in remarkable condition and features a stunning original soft champagne dial with distinctive tapered “door stop” markers and tapered gold alpha hands. The case, dial surface, markers, and hands are all in stunning condition as shown in photos. Powered by self winding calibre 1556 movement with non quick set date. Fitted with your choice of fine leather of exotic skin strap for a dressy or sporty look. Recently fully serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with our usual 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

Your purchase of this watch will be accompanied by one of our popular fine Italian glazed leather pouches, ideal for travel and storage, a $55 value.

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