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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 66

So-Called ?Thunderbird? Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, Ref. 1625. Case No. 1932573. Made in 1968. Fine and rare, center seconds, selfwinding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 14K yellow gold wristwatch with date and a stainless steel and 14K yellow gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet.

CHF 5,000 - 7,000

EUR 3,000 - 4,300 / USD 4,200 - 5,800

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, revolving bidirectional reeded and graduated bezel cast with Arabic numerals in relief for 60-minute graduation, crystal with Cyclops lens. D. Blue with applied yellow gold and white baton indexes and luminous dots, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold "baton" hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, "oeil-deperdrix" decoration, 26 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original