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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 520

ROLEX, REF. 16233, ?SULTANATE OF OMAN? DATEJUST STEEL & GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. A974060, Ref. 16233. Sold on May 22nd, 2000. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold wristwatch with the crest of the Sultanate of Oman, date and a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet. Accompanied by the original certificate, wallet, booklets and Rolex service papers.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw down case back and crown, the back engraved with the crest of the Sultanate of Oman, fluted yellow gold bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. White with applied yellow gold radial Roman numerals, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 3135, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 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, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.

CHF 1,500 - 2,500

USD 1,600 - 2,700 / EUR 1,200 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 4,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


This watch was fully serviced by Rolex in February 2011. The original certificate confirms the retailer as Khimji Ramdas, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.