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Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 381

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, "Explorer II", Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, Ref. 1655. Production of this reference started in the 1970's.Fine center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet.

HKD 40,000 - 47,000

USD 5,000 - 6,000

Sold: HKD 43,700

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, steel bezel graduated in 24 hours, crystal with "Cyclops" lens. D. black with tritium-coated triangular and bâton indexes, aperture for the date. "Skeleton" tritium-coated hands, the orange arrow is to indicate the diurnal and nocturnal hours according to the 24 hours graduated bezel. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-ompensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 39 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 4


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4 - 01