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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOT 259

ROLEX REF. 6265, YELLOW GOLD Rolex, ?Oyster, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph? case No. 5953772, Ref. 6265/6263. Made in 1981. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, yellow gold bezel with tachometer and an 18K yellow gold Rolex riveted Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original certificate.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the gold bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor champagne and black with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 14 mm. Approx overall length 180 mm

CHF 38,000 - 48,000

USD 40,000 - 52,000 / EUR 32,000 - 40,000

Sold: CHF 50,000

Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original