Rolex President
Rolex President
Rolex President
Rolex President
Rolex President
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Rolex President

Brand: Rolex
Model Name: Rolex President

Year: 1996
Stock #: 1874
Reference #: 18238
Serial #: T27XXXX
Dial: Gold
Bezel: 18kt yellow gold fluted bezel
Crystal: Scratch resistant sapphire crystal, Cyclops magnifier
Case Size: 36mm
Band: 18Kt Yellow Gold
Material: 18k Yellow Gold
Movement: Automatic
Water Resistant: Yes

New/Preowned: Preowned
Box and Papers: No, No
Condition: Excellent

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Price: $17,500.00
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About the Watch

This President watch is in mint condition. The bracelet is tight and has very little wear.

About the Brand

Founded in 1905, Rolex has since grown to be one of the most iconic, recognizable, and luxurious watch brands in the world. Seeking to succeed independently from the jewelers he had been collaborating with in London, Hans Wilsdorf relocated to Switzerland in 1908. There, the brand's iconic name “Rolex” came to be — supposedly because Wilsdorf thought it was easy to pronounce and sounded like a watch being wound.

Obsessed with precision and accuracy, Wilsdorf worked hard to fit his timepieces with quality movements that would surpass the test of time. After gaining some popularity, Rolex relocated once again — this time to a watchmaker's town in Geneva. In 1926 they released the Oyster case, the world’s first water-resistant case, complete with an airtight, screw-down crown. In 1931 Rolex patented a self-winding mechanism called a Perpetual rotor — and the Oyster Perpetual was born. This caliber of innovation and creativity paved Rolex's trajectory to the prestigious, industry-leading brand they are today. A number of Rolex references — like the Daytona, Submariner, Datejust, and GMT Master — are among the most sought-after vintage watches of all time. To date, Rolex is the largest manufacturer of certified Swiss-made chronometers. Both their new and vintage watches — many of which increase in value as they age — are considered a mark of prestige, a good investment, and one of the best watches in the world.