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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 26mm 18k Gold Ladies Watch

£6,300

Ladies 18ct yellow gold Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust on a presidential bracelet with. 26mm case, 60g, fits a 16.cm wrist. Custom mother of pearl dial and diamond bezel. With Rolex box. No papers. Model 69178. The watch is serviced.

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 26mm 18k Gold Ladies Watch

Rolex, a name synonymous with luxury, is a historic watchmaker that is associated with precision, excellence, and innovation. And none of this would have been possible without the founder of Rolex, the man behind the brand, Hans Wilsdorf.

In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law Alfred Davis founded Wilsdorf and Davis in London, which would eventually become Rolex SA. This company, called Wilsdorf & Davis, specializes in distributing watches not only in the UK but also throughout the British Empire. Wilsdorf & Davis supplied watch parts from various Swiss partners, including precise movements from Aegler in Biel / Bienne, Switzerland. Three years later, on July 2, 1908, Wilsdorf & Davis registered the name “Rolex” in Switzerland, and the trademark “Rolex” was then registered internationally in 1913. In 1914, the Kew Observatory awarded the Rolex watch the Class A precision certificate, a distinction that is normally given exclusively to marine chronometers.

On July 2, 1958, Hans Wilsdorf revealed the origins of his famous name brand during a 50th anniversary speech: “A ghost whispered ‘Rolex’ in my ear. ‘ Whether or not this charming story is true, the name Rolex and the accompanying crown insignia have truly forged a magical path to become one of the most iconic logos in modern history. Some speculate that the name Rolex was inspired by the French phrase “Horlogerie Exquise”, which roughly translates to “refined watchmaking” in English. Others assume that the name was chosen because it is reminiscent of the sound that a watch makes when it is powered on.

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust 26mm 18k Gold Ladies Watch Specifications:

  • Brand: Rolex
  • Reference number: 69178
  • Year of production:1991
  • Auriks reference nr: rol14
  • Condition case: Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)
  • Condition bezel: Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)
  • Condition crown: Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)
  • Condition dial: Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)
  • Condition glass: Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)
  • Condition bracelet: Good
  • Serviced: Yes
  • Movement: Quartz
  • Box and/or papers: Watch and servicing papers
  • Gender: Ladies
  • Case diameter: 26mm
  • Case material: 18k yellow gold
  • Bezel material: 18k yellow gold
  • Chrystal: Sapphire crystal
  • Water resistance: 30 ATM
  • Dial: Mother of Pearl
  • Dial numerals: Roman numerals
  • Bracelet material: 18k yellow gold
  • Bracelet length: approximately 15cm
  • Clasp: Double-fold clasp

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Additional information

Brand

Rolex

Reference number

69178

Year of production

1991

Auriks reference nr

rol14

Condition case

Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)

Condition bezel

Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)

Condition crown

Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)

Condition dial

Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)

Condition glass

Excellent (Worn with no or minimal signs of wear)

Condition bracelet

Good

Serviced

Yes

Movement

Quartz

Box and/or papers

Watch and servicing papers

Gender

Ladies

Case diameter

26 mm

Case material

18k yellow gold

Bezel material

18k yellow gold

Chrystal

Sapphire crystal

Water resistance

30 ATM

Dial

Mother of Pearl

Dial numerals

Roman numerals

Bracelet material

18k yellow gold

Bracelet length

approximately 15cm

Clasp

Double-fold clasp