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Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 510

Ref. 6263, Stainless Steel ?Cosmograph? Rolex, ?Oyster, Cosmograph", case No. 4137670, Ref. 6263. Made in 1976, sold on January 1976. Fine, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, anti-reflective black bezel with tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a warrantee.

CHF 38,000 - 48,000

EUR 25,000 - 30,000 / USD 30,000 - 40,000

Sold: CHF 42,480

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, nuts buttons and ?triplock? crown, tachometer graduation on the anti-reflective bezel to 200 units/hour. D. Bicolored black and silver with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary ?guilloche? dials for the seconds, the 30-minute and 12-hour registers. Luminous steel "baton" hands. M. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37.5 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Property of an Italian Collector

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Similar watches is published in ?Rolex, Collecting Modern and Vintage Wristwatches? by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, 2006 Edition, vol I, p. 18, 83, 138-144.