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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 179

ROLEX - REF. 1803 - DAY-DATE Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified,? case No. 1309802, Ref. 1803. Made in 1963. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with day & date.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, fl uted bezel, screweddown case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Satine silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/seconds divisions, apertures for the day of the week and date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1555, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

USD 2,500 - 3,500

CHF 2,000 - 2,700 / EUR 1,800 - 2,500

Sold: USD 4,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original