The Rolex Day-Date is the stuff of watch collecting lore. Not only has it been worn by some of the most powerful and well-known people to ever walk this earth (understandable, given it's nickname: the President), but the sheer number of variations that it has been produced in over the years make it a goldmine of scholarship and investigation for the collection community. While it might be said the majority of changes Rolex make are glacially slow and (almost) unnoticeable in difference from year to year, the Rolex Day-Date tends to be an exception, as it went through explosive periods of new and experimental design that resulted in dials, bracelets and cases that were never seen in any other Rolex models. I wanted to dip my toe into this world of wooden dials and white gold watches (just to reference a few) and take a look at some of the more unusual variations you might not have seen before. So with that in mind, let's take a look at a few different examples of the famous Rolex Day-Date that have appeared over time. @johnson167 Rolex Day-Date Ref.18039 "Wood", Perfect Condition ?????????????????????????????? Not only is this a wonderful watch, but Mr…

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