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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 89

Rolex Ref 6238 Pre-Daytona Black DiaL SteeL Rolex, ?Chronograph?, Case no.1152531, Ref. 6238. Made in 1965. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer and a stainless steel rolex oyster bracelet with deployant clasp. accompanied by fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, screw-down case back and crown. D. Black with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minutes/seconds divisions, outer most tachometer scale. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 72 B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. DiaM. 36 mm. tHiCKness 14 mm Approx overall length 170 mm

CHF 40,000 - 60,000

USD 44,000 - 66,000 / EUR 32,000 - 48,000

Sold: CHF 50,000

Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original