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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 39

ROLEX - REF. 1630 - STEEL & GOLD - DATEJUST Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified,? case No. 5448536, Ref. 1630. Made circa 1978. Fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and yellow gold wristwatch with date and an integral stainless steel and yellow gold Rolex link bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, yellow gold fl uted bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Satiné silver with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted temperature and 5 positions, shock absorber, self compensating Breguet balance spring, hack mechanism. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

CHF 2,300 - 3,800 / EUR 2,000 - 3,500

Sold: USD 3,500

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original