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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 57

ROLEX REF. 1016 EXPLORER STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. 9662079, Ref. 1016. Made in 1987, sold on September 1st, 1989. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel chronometer wristwatch with a stainless steel Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original box, hang tags, folder and Japanese chronometer and guarantee certificates.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness: 13 mm

HKD 35,000 - 45,000

USD 4,500 - 5,800 / EUR 3,500 - 4,500

Sold: HKD 53,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original