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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 102

Ref. 8171, Stainless Steel Padellone Rolex, Perpetual, Precision, Ref. 8171. Made in 1952. Very fine and rare, astronomic, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with triple date, moon phases and a stainless steel Rolex buckle. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, inclined bezel, concave and curved lugs. D. Matte silver with applied yellow gold dart and pyramidal indexes, Arabic 12, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial, outermost graduation for the days of the month in blue Arabic numerals, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. Steel feuille hands. M. Cal. 10 1/2''', rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Super balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

USD 40,000 - 60,000

EUR 30,000 - 45,000 / CHF 45,000 - 68,000

Sold: USD 38,400

Grading System
Case: 3-9



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original