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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 94

Oysterquartz Rolex, ?Oysterquartz Datejust, Ref. 17000. Made in 1978, sold August 18, 1979. Fine, center seconds, tonneau-shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel quartz wristwatch with date and an integrated stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by a guarantee (now void), 2 hang-tags, bill of sale and an instruction booklet. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, inclined bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Silver with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute track, aperture for the date. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 5035, rhodium plated, 11 jewels adjusted to temperature, hack mechanism. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

EUR 1,100 - 1,900 / CHF 1,700 - 2,800

Sold: USD 2,400

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-9



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original