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Vintage Rolex Day-Date 18K Gold and 2.66 CTW Diamond Bezel Wristwatch, 1974

Item Details

A 1974 Rolex Day-Date 18K gold and 2.66 ctw diamond bezel wristwatch. This distinctive Rolex Day-Date sets the bar for luxury watches with an 18K yellow gold case and a bezel accented with round brilliant cut diamonds. The bezel frames a black dial with stick hour markers, gold-tone batons style hands, a day window, and a magnified date window and this elegant timepiece continues to impress with an 18K yellow gold President bracelet that has a hidden deployment style clasp.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Day – Date
Model Number: 1803
Bezel Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Caseback Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Movement: Rolex Cal.1556 Automatic, 26 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1974
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex S.A. Geneva Switzerland, Patented, Key of Geneve 12 (Genex SA Makers Mark), Helvetia Hallmark, 18K 0.750, 1803
Functions: Date Window
Clasp Style: Deployment
Bracelet/Fob Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Bracelet/Fob Style: President
Bracelet/Fob Length: 7.25"
Primary Stone Location: Bezel
Primary Stone Type: Diamond
Primary Stone Shape: Round Brilliant Cut
Primary Stone Count: 41
Primary Stone Dimensions: 2.60 mm
Total Primary Stone Carat Weight: 2.66 ctw
Primary Stone Color Grade: G – H
Primary Stone Clarity Grade: VS1 – VS2
Gemologist Code: CINNAH
Watchmaker Code: CINCMEW
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker and a Graduate Gemologist.
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under Dimensions.
    Standard women’s sizes run between 26mm and 38mm.
    Standard men’s sizes run between 38mm and 50mm.
  • All diamond and gemstone grading is done under GIA standards as the mounting permits, where gemstones are present; where mountings impede accurate measurements, (estimated) dimensions are provided. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate; where mountings impede accurate measurements, a calculated estimate is provided. Industry standard and accepted treatments for gemstones are assumed unless otherwise noted.
  • Secondhand jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.

Terms & Conditions


- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- aftermarket bezel.
- magnified date window.
- day window.
- refitted crystal.
- the bracelet is lightly stretched.
- small dents on the right side off the case and the bottom right lug.


- lug to lug measurement is 43.50 mm.
- case to case measurement is 36.00 mm.
- the total approximate weight, inclusive of all materials, is 84.50 dwt.

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