Rolex 1803 Oyster Perpetual Day Date 18K Yellow Gold 1969 (33967)

33967 Rolex 1803 Oyster Perpetual Day Date, 18K yellow gold on a strap with a 14k gold tang buckle, automatic movement, date, day, COSC, non-quick set, centered sweep seconds hand, original champagne dial with applied yellow gold indexes, lume plots are full and intact, matching patina with luminous hands, acrylic crystal, 203XXXX serial (circa 1969), diameter: 36mm, thickness: 12mm. Excellent Condition with European Watch Company Pouch and 6-month warranty.

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This is a vintage c. 1976 18K yellow gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 1803. It has a leather strap with a 14k gold tang buckle. It has a screwed down solid case back and winding crown, and an acrylic crystal. The 36mm diameter solid three body case, fluted bezel, and bracelet are polished/brushed. There is a quick-set date aperture window at the 3 o'clock position underneath a Cyclops magnifier bubble, and an arched indicator at 12 o'clock for the completely spelled day of the week in English. The dial is champagne with applied yellow gold faceted baton hour index markers, luminous dots, and an outer minute/seconds track. It has a central sweep seconds hand, and luminous gold minute and hour hands. It includes the Certified Official Superlative Chronometer (COSC) certificate. The 12mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date 1803 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Rolex caliber 1556 movement that's rhodium-plated, with oeil-de-perdrix embellishment. It's constructed with 26 jewels, and a shock absorber mechanism. It includes a straight-line lever escapement, a monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, and a self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. There are Microstella regulating screws, and a hacking seconds device for precision time setting. The mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 19,800 vph (2.75 Hz).