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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 45

ROLEX REF. 6263 COSMOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. 4089958, Ref. 6263. Made in 1974. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 14K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, antireflective black bezel and a 14K yellow gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, crown and buttons, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor black and champagne with applied faceted yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. bracelet length 180 mm.

USD 30,000 - 50,000

HKD 235,000 - 385,000 / CHF 29,000 - 48,000

Sold: USD 45,000

Grading System
Case: 3-11-58


Slightly worn

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original