Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 67

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "Datejust TURN-O-GRAPH", so-called "Thunderbird", Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Ref. 1625. Produced in the 1970's.Fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatchwith date.

USD 1,700 - 2,300

EUR 1,500 - 2,000

Sold: USD 1,840

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, white gold revolving reeded and graduated bezel, crystal with "Cyclops" lens. D. black with tritium-coated applied steel bâton indexes, aperture for the date. "Bâton" tritium-coated steel hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella rgulating screws.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original