1971 Rolex Day Date WG Green Stella Diamond Dial Ref. 1803

Year of issue: 1971
Reference number: 1803
Condition: mint
Status: available
Dealer country: Dubai
Dealer name: Tariq Malik
Price in US $ 140,000


Grasshopper       - This phenomenal Rolex Day Date 1803 from 1971 is just uber cool. The white gold case is strong, retaining straight and well defined lugs and doesn't show much wear from age over the last 48 years. The grass green Stella dial is well extremely preserved and shows a beautiful glossy surface set with 8 diamond- and 2 baguette markers. The color is very vibrant, stands in great contrast with the white gold case and diamonds. Even though this color looks great on yellow gold it just pops on white gold. The tone of the green varies depending on lighting, under direct sunlight we can see a beautiful and vibrant lime green. When assessing the rarity and value of Stella dials, there are two main drivers, one is the color of the dial and one is the metal of the watch the dial is cased in. Assuming that approximately 70% of all Day Dates are produced in Yellow gold, we can only imagine how few examples in white metals have been produced. As a consequence it is safe to say that special dials for white gold are rare and in the case of Stella dials, extremely rare.

Brand Rolex
Model Day Date WG Green Stella Diamond dial
Ref. No. 1803
Serial No. 2610xxx
Year 1971
Gender Gents
Case Size 36mm
Case Excellent 18K White gold case showing only little wear from age. The lugs remain straight and even with sharp edges. The fluted bezel is sharp and crisp, numbers between the lugs are clear and fully intact
Bracelet / Strap Excellent matching 18k White gold President bracelet with long clasp showing very light wear from age.
Dial Excellent Lime Green Stella Diamond Dial. There are some minor hairlines above the 6' baguette and next to the 9' baguette
Price AED 515,000 / USD 140,000
Crystal Acrylic
Movement Automatic
Functions Day Date
Condition Mint
Box No
Papers No


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.