Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 65

ROLEX, PRINCE IMPERIAL YELLOW AND WHITE GOLD Rolex, "Prince Imperial", No. 1000048. Made in the 1930s. Very fine and rare, open face, keyless, 18K yellow and white gold dress watch. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 16,000 - 32,000 / USD 2,000 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 3,125

Three-body, solid, polished, round bezel, snap on case back. Silver with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel lozenge hands. 16```, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, officially tested in 6 positions, straight line lever escapement with Rolex patent cap protecting escapement, monometallic balance with screws, self-compensating breguet balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 7.5 mm.