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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 82

Rolex Ref 18078 Turquoise Dial Yellow Gold Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer officially Certified?, case no.6262041, ref. 18078/18000. Made circa 1980. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with day and date and turquoise dial.

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, curved lugs, bark-finished bezel, screwed-down case back and crown, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. Turquoise dial, apertures for the gold-rimmed day and date. Luminous gold baton hands. M. Cal. 3055, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decorations, 27 jewels, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and five positions, straight line lever escapement, shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. DiaM. 36 mm. tHiCKness 13 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 16,000 / EUR 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 13,750

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original