Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 318

ROLEX REF. 1505 STEEL & GOLD DATE Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Date?, case No. 5870029, Ref. 1505. Made in 1979. Fine, water-resistant, center seconds, self-winding, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Oyster bracelet with folding clasp. To be sold without reserve

HKD 13,000 - 18,000

USD 1,700 - 2,300 / EUR 1,300 - 1,800

Sold: HKD 13,750

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed down case back and Oyster crown, reeded gold bezel, curved lugs, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Silvered with applied yellow gold baton indexes, luminous dots, outer minute divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating freesprung Breguet balance spring, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Approx overall length 175 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original