Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

Hong Kong,the Ritz Carlton Hotel,harbour Room, 3rd Floor, Jun 02, 2007

LOT 26

Ref. 6265, Yellow Gold ?Cosmograph? Rolex, ?Oyster Cosmograph?, Ref. 6265/6239, case No. 2330412. Made in 1969. Very fine, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, gold bezel with tachometer graduated to 200UPH and an 18K yellow gold Rolex Oyster riveted bracelet. Accompanied by a Rolex box and guarantee, now void.

HKD 200,000 - 300,000

USD 26,000 - 40,000 / EUR 20,000 - 30,000

Sold: HKD 684,400

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, crown and chronograph buttons, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor gold and black with applied yellow gold bâton indexes, luminous dots, outer minute/fifths of seconds divisions, black guilloché subsidiary dials for the seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold "baton" hands. M. Cal 727, rhodiumplated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, microstella regulating screws, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Property of a Swiss Lady

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


A similar watch is published in "Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, Genova, 2005, vol. 1, p. 132.