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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 38

ROLEX REF. 15505 DATE GOLD SHELL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. 8151937, Ref. 15505. Made in 1985. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, yellow gold shell over stainless steel wristwatch with date and a yellow gold-plated Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box, guarantee (now void), booklet and hang tag. To be sold without reserve

C. Three-body, polished, screw-down case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Satine silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 3035, rhodium plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.

USD 1,200 - 1,800

HKD 9,300 - 1,400 / CHF 1,100 - 1,700

Sold: USD 2,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original