A very unusual and scarce, historically significant version of the glamorous Rolex Datejust with the coat of arms of The Nigerian army, The present watch was a gift from the General Abdulsalami Abubakar, who became head of state in Nigeria In June 1998.
The dial is printed “Head of State, Commander-in-chief of the Armed forces of Nigeria”, With the coat of arms of Nigeria, as in 1993 he was named defence chief of staff by General Sani Abacha, who became Nigeria’s military ruler in that year.
Steel Rolex Datejust Ref: 16233 36mm Featuring An Original White Rolex Raised Stick Baton Dial With Roman Numeral Chapter Ring, Nigerian Head Of State Seal At 9 O’Clock, Gold Serrated Bezel, Steel And Gold Jubilee Bracelet 1996 Manufacture, The Case Is Engraved On The Back “compliments of General Abdulsalami A. Abubakar, Head of state, Commander in Chief, fed. Rep. of Nigeria”. In Great Condition. Serviced By Rolex In May 2014. Comes With The Rolex Box All Tags And Rolex Service Card From 2014
Rare collector’s piece
9/10 -Great Condition. This Item Is 100% Authentic.
- Item Condition*: 9/10 – Great Condition
- Movement: Automatic
- Case: Steel, Gold Bezel
- Case Diameter: 36mm
- Bracelet: Steel And Gold Oyster
- Strap Length: Adjustable Up To 8 Inches approx
- Water Resistance: To Manufacturers Specifications
- Gender: Gents
- Age: 1996
- Box & Papers: Comes With The Rolex Box All Tags And Rolex Service Card From 2014
- Model No: 16233
- Ref No: 23977
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