The Rolex Day-Date made its debut in 1956. It was the first wristwatch to display the date and day of the week spelled out in full in a window on the dial. The elegant design and precious metals conspired to make the Day-Date a most desirable wristwatch among celebrities and highly influential people. The watch quickly earned it’s nickname, The President, due to this impressive and powerful affiliation. Perhaps the most famous, and infamous example of this is the President given to John F. Kennedy as a gift from Marilyn Monroe. The popularity of the President has remained unchanged since it’s introduction for reasons beyond it’s appeal to the rich and famous. Though it is a solid gold watch, it is remarkably subtle and comfortable on the wrist.The 36mm case is solid 18kt yellow gold, as is the after market diamond, President bracelet. This watch was produced in 1979, and for its age, looks incredible! The factory, black dial contrasts against the custom diamond bezel adding a touch of opulence . This watch was does not come with box or papers.