Important Watches, Collector's Wrist...

Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 255

Rolex "Prince Classic" Chronomètre, "Duo-Dial", Ref. 1862. Produced in the 1930's, sold to Mr. R. Conolly in Manchester, England, on December 16, 1937 for 12 Pounds and 12 Shillings.Fine rectangular curved, 9K yellow gold and stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with a gold-plated Rolex buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and the original invoice.

HKD 55,000 - 70,000

USD 7,000 - 9,000

Sold: HKD 64,400

C. two-body, solid, polished, bicolor, stepped sides with a lateral stainless steel bar. D. matte and polished silver with painted Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds dial. Blued steel "Moderne" hands. M. 7 1/2 ''', Ultra Prima, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance, 6 adjusments, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 20 x 39 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 04


Ref. 1862Produced in stainless steel, stainless steel and gold, and in 9K, 14K and 18K yellow gold.