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Rolex 2318Rolex 2318

Rolex Calatrava Ref. 2318

Sometimes you fall in love…..

That is when we saw this Rolex dress watch from about 1929. A classic 30 mm hand wounded classic steel watch. The Elegant hands and Arabic numerals are a perfect combination. Somewhere along the line, the dial has been replaced by Rolex.

A Rolex watch for the real vintage lover!

 

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Details
Brand Rolex
Diameter 30 mm
Reference 2318
Bracelet/strap: Leather
Year of production (circa) 1929
Buckle/clasp Aftermarket steel
Material Steel
Lug Width 16 mm
Crystal Acrylic
Set Content Watch only
Dial color Silver
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Movement Hand-wound
Backstory

Rolex is the absolute king of everyday watches. If it is haute horlogerie or the pinnacle of artistry in finishing techniques you are after, look elsewhere. But for pure everyday function, ruggedness and refinement, Rolex wears the crown.

The brand was founded by Alfred Davis and Hans Wilsdorf in London in 1905. In 1908, the name “Rolex” was registered. The brand would put a host of firsts and records to its name in the decades that followed. From the first chronometer rated wristwatch in 1910 to the first wristwatch with a water resistance of 100 meters in 1953.

A range of waterproofing measures, among which a screw-down-crown, resulted in the famous Oyster case. Up to this day it is the basic platform on which the vast majority of Rolex watches is built. Model names often feature both the Oyster (water resistance) and Perpetual (self-winding movement) terminology, followed by a specific model designation such as Datejust or Submariner.

Both modern and vintage Rolex watches are highly sought-after. They are broadly appreciated for their timeless designs, functional toughness, reliability, brand recognition and value retention.

Shipping
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Brand

Rolex

Reference

2318

Year of production (circa)

1929

Material

Steel

Crystal

Acrylic

Dial color

Silver

Movement

Hand-wound

Diameter

30 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Leather

Buckle/clasp

Aftermarket steel

Lug Width

16 mm

Set Content

Watch only