Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 276

ROLEX REF. 9630, KING MIDAS ? WITH ORIGINAL BOX AND PAPERS Rolex, No. 347, case No. 1775737, Ref. 9630. Sold on July 23rd, 1970. Fine and elegant, asymmetrical, left-handed, heavy 18K white gold wristwatch with an integral 18K white gold Rolex link bracelet and concealed deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, guarantee (now void). To be sold without reserve

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

USD 8,700 - 13,000 / EUR 6,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 25,000

C. Two-body, shaped, solid, polished and brushed, King Midas engraved on the band, screwed-down case back, winding-crown at 9, sapphire crystal. D. Brushed silver. White gold baton hands. M. Cal. 651, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 28 x 28 mm. Thickness 5 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original