ROLEX REF 1807 RED STELLA
DIAMOND DIAL GIVEN BY THE SHAH OF
IRAN TO GEORGE PAPADOPOULOS PINK GOLD
Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified", case
No. 722847, Ref. 1807/1803. Made in 1961.
Very fine, rare and historically important, tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding,
water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with day and date and bark-finished bezel
with an 18k pink gold Rolex bark-finish bracelet with deployant buckle. Accompanied by
a fitted box and 2 letters from Rolex Greece.
Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, bark-finished bezel, screwed down case
back with dedication inscription "This watch was presented to G. Papadopoulos by
Shah of Iran April 21, 1967" and crown, crystal with Cyclops lens.
Red with applied pink gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds
divisions, apertures for the day and date. Luminous pink gold baton hands.
Cal.1555, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 26 jewels, monometallic
balance adjusted to temperatures and five positions, straight line lever escapement,
shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella
regulating screws, hack mechanism.