CIRCA: 1961
CASE MATERIAL: Platinum with a diamond crusted bezel
DIAMETER: 36 mm.
BRACELET: Platinum Rolex President bracelet
DIAL: Engraved geometric line pattern on dial and diamond hour markers, baguette-cut diamond hour markers at 6 and 9 o' clock
MOVEMENT: Cal.1555, automatic
BUCKLE: Folding deployant clasp, stamped 4.60
Phillips Auction: Glamorous Day-Date, Lot 21, Geneva, May 9, 2015.
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Lot Essay

The Rolex Day-Date was launched in 1956 and was presented with the characteristic President bracelet. This dazzling example is from the early 1960’s, the present platinum Day-Date’s most striking feature is its rare dial that has an engraving of an unusual geometric line pattern that has earned it the nickname "Brooklyn Bridge". The dial has 8 round cut diamond hour markers and two baguette-cut diamonds at 6 and 9 o’clock. Further, the platinum bezel is also decked with 44 round cut diamonds. It’s no surprise that this is a much sought-after piece by discerning collectors.

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