Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 73

ROLEX, REF. 6610 EXPLORER Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, Officially Certified Chronometer", case No. 114409. Ref. 6610. Made in 1956. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch.

CHF 6,000 - 8,500

USD 6,500 - 9,300 / EUR 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: CHF 7,500

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions. Gilt steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1030, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance with Microstella regulating screws adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, ?Butterfl y? rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original