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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 330

ROLEX REF. 16570 EXPLORER II STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. S853414, Ref. 16570. Made in 1993. Fine, two time zone, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel chronometer wristwatch with date, independently adjustable 12-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Fliplock bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, steel bezel graduated in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. D. White with luminous round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minute division, aperture for the date. Luminous black skeleton hands, 24-hour red arrow hand for the second time zone. M. Cal. 3185, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.

USD 2,500 - 4,500

HKD 19,000 - 35,000 / CHF 2,400 - 4,300

Sold: USD 4,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original