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Important Watches, Collector's Wristw...

Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

LOT 468

Rolex Oyster Chronograph, "Anti-Magnetic", Ref. 6034. Produced in the 1950's - 60's. Very fine tonneau-shaped, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, telemeter and a steel Rolex deployant clasp. Accompanied by a green fitted box with applied gold and green logo on the cover

C. two-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown. D. matte silver with applied steel dart indexes, auxiliary "guilloché" dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer black painted tachometer and blue painted telemeter graduations. "Alpha" radium-coated steel hands. M. 13''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm.

CHF 20,000 - 25,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3 - 25
Movement: 4*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4 - 5 - 6 - 01


Ref. 6034 Produced in the 1950's and at the beginning of the 1960's, Ref. 6034 succeeded to Ref. 4537 which was produced in 1946 in a very small number of examples, in yellow or pink gold, and in stainless steel. Similar watches are published in "Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, Genova 2001, pp. 429-430-431-432-486.