Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 218

ROLEX REF. 6541 TROPICAL MILGAUSS Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual Milgauss, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, case No. 412023, Ref. 6541. Made in 1958. Very fine and extremely rare, antimagnetic, water-resistant, center seconds, selfwinding, stainless steel wristwatch with honeycomb dial.

CHF 35,000 - 60,000

USD 38,000 - 65,000 / EUR 30,000 - 52,000

Sold: CHF 40,000

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, bi-directional revolving graduated bezel, screwed-down case back and crown, anti-magnetic soft iron protecting cap. D. Brown honeycomb with luminous round and applied steel faceted triangular indexes. Luminous steel dauphine hands. M. Cal. 1066, rhodium plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, ?Butterfl y? rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-06



HANDS Partially replaced