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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOT 121

ROLEX REF. 16570 EXPLORER II STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. E780563, Ref. 16570. Sold on July 10th, 1991. Fine, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, independently adjustable hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet. Accompanied by its original warranty, booklets and fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw down case back and crown, steel bezel graduated in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous round, baton and triangular steel indexes, outer minute division, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands, 24-hour red arrow hand for the second time zone. M. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 12 mm. Approx. overall length 180 mm.

CHF 2,500 - 4,500

USD 2,700 - 4,800 / EUR 2,100 - 3,700

Sold: CHF 4,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original