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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 86

Rolex Ref 1625 ?Thunderbird? Brown Yellow Gold Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, Superlative Chronometer, officially Certified,? case no. 1013600, ref. 1625. Made in 1964. Very fine and very rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, revolving reeded bezel embossed with Arabic numerals in relief for 60-minute graduation, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Brown with applied yellow gold faceted indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold Alpha hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. DiaM. 36 mm. tHiCKness 12 mm.

CHF 9,000 - 13,000

USD 10,000 - 14,000 / EUR 7,000 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 15,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-10-17-01

Very good

Patinated

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original