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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 249

ROLEX - REF. 1550 - GOLD SHELL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. 3482962, Ref. 1550. Made in the early 1970's. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, yellow gold shell over stainless steel wristwatch with date. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, screwed-down case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold and black baton indexes and luminous dots, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 34 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

USD 1,000 - 1,200

CHF 800 - 900 / EUR 700 - 850

Sold: USD 1,063


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-9

Good

Scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original