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  1. guaranteed.rohu Nov 13, 2020

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    Just got a 1803 rolex wideboy in yellow gold.

    Any other wideboys here?

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  2. lo1979 Nov 25, 2020

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    one of my favorite
     
  3. JohnSteed Nov 25, 2020

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  4. jaguar11 Nov 25, 2020

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    Very cool! Wear in good health.
     
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  5. rkman11 Nov 25, 2020

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    I love them! Almost bought a wide boy 1601 a few years back. Waited too long and lost out on the deal, and it was nearly half of what they’re going for now... of course!
     
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  6. Alfista88 Nov 25, 2020

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  7. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Nov 26, 2020

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  8. n-theory Nov 26, 2020

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    Iove these too. I don't have one but always planned to add a white gold day date wide boy to the collection. Just love the look.
     
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  9. nanjingcigaretes Nov 27, 2020

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    These wideboys are not easy to find, love them.
     
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  10. vitriol Nov 27, 2020

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    Why are they nicknamed "wideboys" ?
     
  11. nanjingcigaretes Nov 27, 2020

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    The hour markers are wider than normal markers.
     
  12. vibe Nov 27, 2020

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    And the hands are as wide as the markers; although many are found without the original hands.
     
  13. guaranteed.rohu Nov 29, 2020

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    Thanks mate!
     
  14. guaranteed.rohu Nov 29, 2020

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    I saw that too! going for a very low estimate haha. No doubt it'll end up triple or more than it's estimate.

    And thanks, yeah I ideally might want the grey dial wideboy as my first choice, but I do really like this colour. I don't think photos can capture it that well, but vintage yellow gold really fades to a beautiful almost semi-rose-gold patina

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  15. JohnSteed Apr 3, 2021

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    Price realized is apparently USD 18,750

    Is that about right ?



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  16. guaranteed.rohu Apr 6, 2021

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    certainly a few thousand or more above what it would normally get, but that is also Henry Ford's rolex DD wideboy, so its hard to value historical provenance.

    Also - I assume there's another 20% or so on top of that price, as the auction fee
     
  17. JohnSteed Apr 7, 2021

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    I was offered one @ 18k € no other fee. It was in great condition!! Oye. Prices for these seem pretty strong
     
  18. guaranteed.rohu Apr 7, 2021

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    It seems like generally interest in yellow gold is rising again, in society at large!