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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 308

ROLEX REF. 1600 DATEJUST STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. 2900827, Ref. 1600. Made in 1971. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel chronometer wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, plain inclined bezel, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Grey linen with applied faceted steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/second division, aperture for the date. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperature and five 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 200 mm.

USD 1,500 - 2,500

HKD 11,500 - 19,000 / CHF 1,400 - 2,400

Sold: USD 1,875

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original