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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 401

ROLEX EXPLORER GILT TROPICAL UNDERLINE Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual?, ?Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, case No. 1040766, Ref. 1016. Made in 1964. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster expandable bracelet and deployant clasp.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, inclined bezel, screwed down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous Arabic numerals, baton and triangular indexes, outer minutes/seconds divisions. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1560, 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 13mm. Approx. overall length: 190 mm.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

USD 4,500 - 6,500 / EUR 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 6,875

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-9-10-01

Very good



HANDS Original