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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 400

ROLEX REF 1016 EXPLORER RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO. Rolex, Tiffany & Co., ?Oyster Perpetual, Explorer?, ?Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, case No. 2768839, Ref. 1016. Made in 1971. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals, triangular 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. Dial, case and movement signed.DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length: 175 mm

CHF 5,500 - 7,500

USD 6,000 - 8,000 / EUR 4,500 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 8,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original