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At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

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Rolex President 18038 Florentine Finish

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    At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.

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    At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.
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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 111401
Nickname: Rolex Presidential
Condition: (What's This?) Very Good
Model Name/Number: President 18038
Serial/Year: 5,2XX,XXX - 1977/1978
Gender: Men's
Features: Automatic 3055 movement w/ day-date, Quickset date, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Case: 18k yellow gold w/ fluted bezel (36mm) Factory Florentine finish on lugs.
Dial: Champagne w/ yellow gold index markers 
Bracelet: 18k yellow gold Presidential w/ factory Florintine finish on outer links. Concealed Crownclasp
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity 
Comments: This Rolex President comes w/ 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Rolex Day-Date President 18038 w/ Florentine Finish

This President Date-Date reference 18038 combines the classic style of original Day-Date with several modern updates, including the addition of a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and a calibre 3055 self-winding movement complete with 28,800 VPH and a single Quickset function.  This reference is a rare find with a Florentine finish on the 18 karat yellow gold President bracelet.  High polish center links, an elegant fluted bezel, and a matching champagne dial offer an appealing contrast to the textured finish, creating a watch that you will never want to take off of your wrist.  The dial steals the show with the addition of index hour markers, a subtle black chapter ring, matching central sweep hands, and the instantly recognizable day and date apertures at the 12 and 3 hour markers.

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*All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed.

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Rolex President 18038 Florentine Finish
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  • June 14, 2020
    Linen Dial Rolex Day/Date

    I ordered this product late on a Thursday evening and it was delivered before noon on Saturday morning. The watch was in better condition than I anticipated and all parts were period correct. The crystal was a replacement crystal and hands were also replaced somewhere along the way as they were the only parts that had lume. the tritium on the hour indices has long since expired so for the hands to shine brightly, they were likely replaced - I'm good with this as the watch is much more practical as a result. If the watch wasn't clearly from the mid 80s based on a different case design (brushed lug hoods versus current day polished), I would think this was a relatively recent production piece. The bracelet has almost no sag and the clasp buckles tightly. Very happy with this purchase and experience

  • May 25, 2020
    36mm day date rolex

    great condition as noted on website very happy

  • April 20, 2020
     

    WAS A GIFT FOR OUR DAD WHO HAD LOST HIS ORIGINAL ROLEX. THIS ONE PUT A SMILE ON HIS FACE AND IS CLOSE TO THE ONE LOST.

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  • 5/5

    Regarding BOB’s WATCHES / *** When purchasing an item that is as expensive as a high quality pre owned ROLEX, you’d only hope for a great experience and great service....  when dealing with BOB’s WATCHES and specifically with *** in the Service/Sales Department, you will receive not only a GREAT EXPERIENCE and GREAT SERVICE, but a truly professional and yet personal connection in which you will treated with the high quality luxury sales & service you’d expect. After my 3rd ROLEX purchase from BOB’s WATCHES, I can truly say I am VERY thankful that I made all of my purchases with ***!!!!    Thank you, ***

    September 14, 2020
  • 5/5

    I have made several purchases and one sales through Bob’s. The order process, payment, processing, and most importantly delivery have all been absolutely flawless. Very quick and efficient. I never look anywhere else for used Rolex.

    November 30, 2019
  • 5/5

    Fantastic experience

    October 22, 2019
  • 5/5

    Watch was exactly as advertised and in excellent condition. Thank you for providing top notch services!

    September 29, 2019
  • 5/5

    Superb site and transaction, phenominal delivery time. Some slight confusion concerning the special discount at the time. I didn't receive it. No big deal I would not hesitate to purchase another rolex from Bob's ! ***

    September 28, 2019

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