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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 14, 2011

LOT 41

ROLEX - REF. 16523 - STEEL & GOLD - DAYTONA Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph, Daytona,? case No. A168755, Ref. 16523. Made in 1998. Fine, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, and a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Oysterlock Ref. 78393 bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and gold buttons and crown, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, tachometer graduation on the gold bezel to 400 units per hour, sapphire crystal. D. Two-tone black and champagne with applied yellow gold luminous baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/seconds division. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 4030, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 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. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx. bracelet length 195 mm.

USD 5,000 - 7,000

CHF 3,800 - 5,300 / EUR 3,500 - 5,000

Sold: USD 8,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original