This vintage 1979 solid Gold Day-Date, Ref 18038 is a beautiful example of one of Rolex’s most iconic watches.
This Day-Date features a 36mm 18K gold case, a fluted bezel, a gold dial with gold hour batons and Roman numeral minute track. Sat inside is a calibre 3055. Interestingly, this watch displays the day of the week in Italian.
This watched is joined at either end with a leather strap and finish with a Rolex buckle.
The first Rolex Day-Date was introduced in 1956, Ref: 6510 (domed bezel) and Ref: 6511 (fluted bezel). The Day-Date was the first ever wristwatch to display the Day & Date on the dial.
This watch comes as a full set.