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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 96

Ref. 6238 14K Rolex, Chronograph, Ref. 6238. Made circa 1967. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 14K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, and a 14K yellow gold Rolex USA Jubilee bracelet with folding clasp and 1 additional link.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back with presentation inscription dated Dec. 1968, screw-down Twinlock crown, polished inclined bezel. D. Satine silver with applied faceted yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, sunk subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 72B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

USD 25,000 - 45,000

EUR 20,000 - 35,000 / CHF 30,000 - 50,000

Sold: USD 42,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original