19148

 

With that "1" in the middle of the reference number, any Rolex enthusiast knows there's something special behind the number. A 19148 is just like a 19048, but with the "1" comes twelve brilliant-cut diamonds per center link. Rolex calls the bracelet Karat bracelet (yes, karat with a K as in measuring the purity of gold, not with C as in measuring the weight of gems). In total, the watch was delivered crusted with 44 brilliant-cut diamonds on the bezel, 8 brilliant-cut diamonds on the case and 300 brilliant-cut diamonds on the bracelet. Anyone buying a 19148 most likely also put a diamond dial on it.

Oysterquartz 19148
Oysterquartz 19148
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OQ 19148.jpg
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Oysterquartz 19148
Oysterquartz 19148
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Oysterquartz 19148
Oysterquartz 19148

With a ruby bezel made by Rolex for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman. Picture from Mohamed, Future Jewellery in Oman.

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Oysterquartz 19148
Oysterquartz 19148

With a ruby bezel made by Rolex for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman. Picture from Mohamed, Future Jewellery in Oman.

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