1966 Rolex Day Date Ref. 1802 (Full Set)

Year of issue: 1966
Reference number: 1802
Condition: mint
Status: available
Dealer country: Dubai
Price in US $ 21,000


The present watch is a beautiful and early example of the Rolex Day Date Ref.1802 from 1966. The 1802 reference is defined with the smooth bezel for a much sleeker look and is much rarer than the 1803 with the fluted bezel. This watch is so good in many ways. The original Wide Boy dial is a stunner. The visual effect of the wide markers on the silver dial is magical and catches your eye immediately. The Oyster bracelet was manufactured locally as for many Day Dates in those times. We are thrilled to offer this beautiful 1802 with the original box, punched Chronometer Bulletin, Dated Warranty booklet as well as with the rare El Day Date booklet. A Day Date doesn't always need a Stella, Stone or Diamond dial to be special, the Wide Boy is a good example for that.

SKU 1.1.781
Brand Rolex
Model Day Date
Ref. No. 1802
Serial No. 1466XXX
Year 1966
Gender Gents
Case Size 36mm
Case Vintage condition case that shows some wear from age
Bracelet / Strap Locally made Oyster bracelet that shows some wear from age. The clasp bears the Rolex crown but was also manufactured locally. 12 links
Dial Excellent silver Wide Boy dial with matching hands. The lume dots are original and mostly intact, correct reaction to UV. The lume on the hands has aged darker than on the dial. The day is displayed in Spanish language, consistent with all paperwork
Price AED 77,000 / USD 21,000
Crystal Acrylic
Movement Automatic
Functions Day, Date
Condition Good
Box Original President Box
Papers Punched and dated Chronometer Certificate from 1967, Dated Warranty and retailer sticker from Madrid, booklet


Tariq Malik


In 1956, the Oyster Perpetual Day-Date made its debut. Available only in 18 ct gold or platinum, it was the first wristwatch to display the date and day of the week spelt out in full in a window on the dial. With the President bracelet, originally created specially for it, the Day-Date continues to be the watch par excellence of influential people.


Rolex watches have long been associated with those who have, over time, guided the destiny of the world. No matter their vision, their domain of excellence, or their achievements, the one thing these exceptional men and women have in common is often their watch: the Day-Date.