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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 56

ROLEX REF. 3116 OYSTER CHRONOMETRE YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Oyster, Chronomètre, No. 506706, Ref. 3116. Made circa 1945. Fine, water-resistant, center-seconds, 14K yellow gold chronometer wristwatch with a gold plated Rolex buckle.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, screwed down case back with dedication inscription, bezel and crown. D. Brushed with painted baton indexes and Roman quarters, outer minute track. Blued steel long eventail hands. M. 10 1/2 ''', rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, timed for 7 positions, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 29 mm. Thickness 11 mm.

HKD 41,000 - 57,000

USD 5,200 - 7,700 / EUR 4,100 - 5,700

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01



HANDS Original