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Geneva, Jun 15, 2003

LOT 469

Rolex Oyster Chronographe "Anti-Magnétique", Ref. 3525. Production of this reference started in the 1960's. Fine water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, tachometer, telemeter and a stainless steel Rolex buckle. Accompanied by a green fitted box.

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown. D. matte silver with radium-coated Arabic numerals and indexes, auxiliary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer tachometer and telemeter graduation. "Baton" radium-coated hands. M. 13''' rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case, and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm.

CHF 25,000 - 30,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3 - 5 *
Dial: 4 - 5 - 6 - 01


Ref. 3525 A few examples in stainless steel, in 18K gold, and in steel and gold were produced from 1940 to 1941. Similar watches are published in "Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, Genova 2001, pp. 81, 404, 420, 421,422, 483