Day-Date 40 Ref. 228238 "Diamond"
ABOUT THE WATCH
The Rolex Day-Date is among the most influential and classic watches of all time, and if you have kept up with popular culture or culture since 1956, it's not a claim that we have to justify. Basically, if you haven't lived under a rock for the last 60 years, chances are you have heard the term "Day-Date" or "President."
The Day-Date found its footing sometime around the 1960s. During this period, the watch developed its reputation as the timekeeper of choice for world leaders and the Wall Street elite. John F. Kennedy was famously gifted a Rolex Day-Date from Marilyn Monroe but never wore it publicly. The title of the first President to sport the Day-Date on the President bracelet goes to Lyndon B. Johnson. With him, the nickname "Rolex President" cemented itself in history.
This example is in Excellent pre-owned condition, meaning there are some signs of wear and scratches on the case and bracelet, but this is to be expected with a watch of this age. The Serial is scrambled, which means there is no real way of decerning the age of the watch without the card; production of this watch would have been as early as 2016.
This Day-Date comes with a Rolex box and a 2-year Greenwich Time warranty (No Rolex Warranty card will be included.
Lug Width: 20mm
THE BRANDRolex was founded in 1905 in London by Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis. The company began as a modest endeavor, assembling watches from imported parts. However, Rolex soon grew into an internationally renowned brand through the great business strides that the young Hans made.
The Rolex name is inextricably linked to the ubiquity of the modern wristwatch, from humble beginnings to epitomizing achievement and prestige. The crown has transcended film, literature, fashion, culture, and history, worn by record-breakers, presidents, and fictional characters.
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A note from our curator
Since 1994, our values have always been to present and curate genuine and authentic products for our customers. At Greenwich Time, we are committed to carrying only products we would proudly purchase and own ourselves. With many fantastic choices on the market, we let our own tastes determine what we carry here in the shop.
This Rolex has been hand-picked by us and meets our discerning standards for quality and style.