Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 07, 2011

LOT 223

ROLEX REF. 6263 YELLOW GOLD WITH CERTIFICATE Rolex, ?Oyster, Cosmograph,? case No. 6122610, Ref. 6263. Made in 1979. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold chronometer wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, black bezel with tachometer and an 18K yellow gold Rolex Oyster Bracelet. Accompanied by the Chronometer and Warranty Certificate (now void).

USD 60,000 - 80,000

CHF 52,000 - 70,000 / EUR 43,000 - 57,000

Sold: USD 70,900

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor champagne and black with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx. overall length 205 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original