Rolex Day-Date Ref. 1803 Blue Buckley
The Rolex Day-Date is one of the most famous and iconic watches ever produced and right from the start they were offered with some of the most unique and interesting dials the brand manufactured throughout its illustrious history. This specific dial happens to be one of the most interesting and rare I have ever seen. It is what's known as a “Buckley dial,” named after a famed New York watch dealer and represents those vintage Rolex dials with painted roman numerals circulating around the dial. But this isn't your ordinary Buckely dial, it is one of the most coveted variations ever made: blue. This matte blue dial is absolutely extraordinary and has the ability to change its tone depending on the setting. In some lights it presents as a dark navy and in some lights it's almost baby blue, truly a wonder of dial making. But not only is the dial incredible, the case has remained in amazing unpolished condition with thick lugs and factory finishing throughout. A truly wonderful addition to any collection.
*Some marks or spots on the dial are reflections or dust on the crystal and are due to high intensity strobe lighting used while photographing. They are not actually on the watch or visible in natural lighting.
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