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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 58

ROLEX REF. 1655 EXPLORER II STEVE MCQUEEN STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. 7352021, Ref. 1655. Made in 1982, sold on January 12th, 1985. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, 24-hour bezel, large orange arrow 24-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box, guarantee (now void), booklets, hang tags, extra link and Rolex Japan service receipt.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated 24-hour bezel, screw down case back and protected crown, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date. Luminous white baton hands, large luminous orange arrow to indicate the diurnal and nocturnal hours on the 24-hour graduated bezel. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 13 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

HKD 70,000 - 100,000

USD 9,000 - 13,000 / EUR 7,000 - 10,000

Sold: HKD 137,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-9-19




Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-10-01

Very good


HANDS Original