Rolex - 18038

Day-Date 18038

Brand: Rolex
Family: Day-Date 36
Reference: 18038
Name: Day-Date 18038
Produced: 1978/1 - 1988
Limited: No

Case

Material: Yellow gold
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 36.00 mm
Lug Width: 20.00 mm
W/R: 100.00 m

Dial

Color: Champagne
Indexes: Stick / Dot
Hands: Stick

Description

The Rolex Day-Date 18038 was the first DD to be equipped with sapphire glass. It's movement now had a quick-set function for the date; it is generally referred to as the 'single quick'. The example posted has a yellow gold body and bracelet plus a champagne dial; the most common configuration.

Movement

Rolex caliber 3055 Fifth generation Rolex Day-Date movement. Introduced around 1978. Beat increased to 28800 bph.

Type:Automatic
Brand:Rolex
Caliber:3055
Base: Rolex 3035
Display:Analog
Diameter:28.50 mm
Jewels:27
Frequency:28800 bph
Time:Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Date:Date, Day
Additionals:Chronometer

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