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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 91

Yellow Gold Lady Datejust Ref. 69278, retailed by Van Cleef & Arpels. Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified,? Ref. 69278. Made in 1987. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold lady?s wristwatch with date and an 18K yellow gold Rolex President bracelet with concealed clasp. Accompanied by a certificate (now void), hang tag and a service invoice from Rolex, Japan dated October 10, 2008.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, bark finished bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Champagne with applied baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 2135, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 29 jewels, straightline lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Bracelet additionaly signed "VCA" (Van Cleef & Arpels). Dim. 26 mm. Thickness 10.5 mm. Approx. overall length 155 mm.

USD 3,500 - 4,500

EUR 2,600 - 3,400 / CHF 4,000 - 5,200

Sold: USD 4,800

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original