Rolex Day Date President 18K YG ref 18038 circa 1979 w/ Papers


Rolex 18K YG Day Date President ref# 18038 serial # 5.8 million circa 1979 with original black dial and Rolex warranty papers. Featuring a 36mm 18K yellow gold case with sapphire crystal and fluted bezel in excellent condition. Featuring an original gloss black dial with gold applied indexes, warmly patina’d tritium luminous dots, and gold baton hands with matching tritium lume. With original 18K yellow gold hidden clasp Presidential bracelet judged to be in 85% condition. With original hand numbered papers from Bucherer, Switzerland.

Powered by calibre 3035 single quick set movement with day of the week and quick set date. Just back from full service and detail and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation. Your purchase includes one of our fine Italian leather watch pouches, ideal for travel and storage, a $55 value!

NOTE: A black dial on a Presidential Rolex is relatively scarce, as it seems like 90% of the Day Date models come with champagne dials. We have had many requests for black original dials and this one is a beauty!

NOTE: Photos depict similar condition example from our recent inventory. Watch is currently available for inspection and purchase in our shop. Photos available on request, and will be posted next week.

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