Rolex Yellow Gold Triple Date Calendar Moon phase 8171
Brand: Vintage Rolex
Serial number: 71xxxx
The Rolex reference 8171, manufactured for a brief period from 1949 to 1952, stands out as one of Rolex’s most intricate timepieces. Alongside the reference 6062, it is one of the few vintage Rolex models to feature moon phase complications.
The case of the reference 8171 comprises three distinct components: the lugs, which were separately welded, the middle case, and the case back. This model was crafted in yellow gold, pink gold, and stainless steel. It is estimated that only around 350 yellow gold cases were ever manufactured, adding to its rarity and desirability.
Case: 38mm without crown; Show sign of wear with minor polish from previous super sharp lugs and inner case back stamped 8171
Dial: Aged Original Condition where the dial display triple date calendar, and it has turned into attractive creamy golden color. It features “Officially Certified Chronometer” within the moon phase along w/ matching dauphine hands
Bracelet: None, w/ Leather Strap
Accessories: None, Watch Only