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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

Geneva, Hotel Noga Hilton, October 16, 2005

LOT 3

“Prince Railway Observatory” Rolex "Prince Railway", Ref. 1527. Made in 1931. Very fine, rectangular curved, 18K yellow gold gentleman's Art Deco wristwatch.

C. English import, two-body, solid, polished, stepped sides, case back with initials B.S.C. D. Two-tone silvered with indelible Arabic numerals and bâton markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel “épée” hands. M. Cal. 7 1/2''', Extra Prima, Observatory Quality, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 6 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 23 x 42 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

C. D. Two-tone silvered with indelible Arabic numerals and bâton markers, subsidiary second
D. Two-tone silvered with indelible Arabic numerals and bâton markers, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel “épée” hands.

CHF 11,000 - 13,000

EUR 7,000 - 8,500 / USD 9,000 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 13,225


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3-32*

Good

Slightly restored

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-32-01

Good

Slightly restored

HANDS Original