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The Art Of Rolex

Vicenza Oro, Jan 18, 1992

LOT 75

Rolex, "Perpetual Chronometer", Ref. 8171, produced in 1000 examples between 1949 and 1952 . Fine anci rare, astronomic, self-winding, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch, with triple date and moon phases.

C. massive, polished, satined. D. mat silver, with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds dial, outer graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations. "Alpha" gold hands. M. 11 3/4 "' rhodiumed, 18 jewels, lever escapement, Superbalance balance adjusted to 6 positions selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 38 mm.

ITL 17,000 - 20,000

Sold: ITL 19,550


This watch is published in "Orologi Rolex" and a similar watch is published in "Signori del Tempo", page 246.