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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 187

ROLEX - REF. 116518 - YELLOW GOLD - COSMOGRAPH - DATONA Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph Daytona,? case No. F699470, Ref. 116518. Made in 2004. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, gold bezel with tachometer graduated to 400 units per hour and an 18K yellow gold Rolex deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, crown and buttons, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. D. Bicolor black and champagne with applied luminous yellow gold indexes, subsidiary guilloche champagne dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30- minute registers, outer red 1/5th seconds track. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal 4130, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 44 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and to temperatures, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 40 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

USD 10,000 - 15,000

CHF 8,000 - 12,000 / EUR 7,000 - 11,000

Sold: USD 15,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 101