1107. Rolex A very attractive and unusual yellow gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds, day, date, lapis lazuli dial, diamond-set Arabic numerals, bracelet, guarantee and presentation box 勞力士， 「Day-Date」型號18238，精細及非常罕有，18K黃金自動 上弦鏈帶腕錶，配日期、星期顯示及青金石錶盤，1990年製。附錶盒 和保證書 Manufacturer Year
Reference No. Movement No. Case No. Model Name Material Calibre
18238, caseback 18200 5’738’887 E633’026 Day-Date 18K yellow gold Automatic, cal. 3155, 31 jewels Bracelet/Strap 18K yellow gold Rolex President bracelet, endlinks stamped “55B”, max length 180mm Clasp/Buckle 18K yellow gold Rolex
deployant clasp, stamped “8385” 39mm Diameter Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
HKD 150,000-250,000 USD 19,200-32,100 Accessories With punched Rolex Guarantee dated March 1992, leather presentation box, 1989 and 1990 calendar, and leather card holder.
Lapis lazuli has been mined as early as the 7th millennium BC, and has a long and rich history of folklore and legends. One famous legend states that King Solomon was given possession of a lapis lazuli ring by an angel. For this fne example of 18238, Rolex wondrously combined the mythological allure of the precious stone with the fne design of the Day-Date model. While the dial displays a hypnotizing shade of blue fecked with tints of gold, its Arabic numerals at 6 and 9 are each adorned with a brilliantcut diamond. In overall excellent condition, the watch, accompanied with box and paper, is a truly incredible item to behold, possess and enjoy.
Phillips presents THE HONG KONG WATCH AUCTION: EIGHT on 28 May 2019.