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Hong Kong, Jun 08, 2001

LOT 487

Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer, Ref. 6062. Production of this reference started in 1950.Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, astronomic, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with triple date and moon phases an with a 14K yellow gold Rolex buckle.

HKD 220,000 - 260,000

USD 30,000 - 35,000

Sold: HKD 299,000

C. two body, polished and brushed, screwed down case back and crown.D. matte silver with applied gold dart indexes and Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds dial, outer graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. "Alpha" yellow gold hands. M. 9 3/4 ''' rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01


Ref. 6062Produced from 1950 to 1953, with 350 examples in yellow gold and 50 examples in pink gold and very few in stainless steel. Very few examples feature dials with star indexes. On gold models, it is rare to find dart indexes mixed with Arabic numerals.In the Rolex catalogue of 1953, this reference was called "Cosmograph". The yellow gold model remained in the Rolex catalogue until 1960.Similar watches are published in "Collezionare Orologi da Polso Rolex", Edition 1998, by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore Genova, pp. 224 to 227 and 284.