Rolex - 1803 Arab

Day-Date 1803

Brand: Rolex
Family: Day-Date 36
Reference: 1803 Arab
Name: Day-Date 1803
Produced: 1969/1 - 1969
Limited: No

Case

Material: Yellow gold
Glass: Plexi
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 36.00 mm
Lug Width: 20.00 mm
W/R: 50.00 m

Dial

Nickname: Arab
Color: Silver
Indexes: Arabic Numerals
Hands: Stick

Description

The 1803 pictured here features an unusual textured dial with Hindi / Arabian numerals, which is matched by the day and date wheels. It's case and bracelet are 18k yellow gold. It was manufactured around 1969. It was auctioned by Christie's in 2013.

Movement

Rolex caliber 1556 Fourth generation of Rolex Day-Date movements. Beat increased to 19800 bph. Introduced around 1965. Hacking feature added in 1972.

Type:Automatic
Brand:Rolex
Caliber:1556
Display:Analog
Diameter:28.50 mm
Jewels:26
Frequency:19800 bph
Time:Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Date:Date, Day
Additionals:Chronometer

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