Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 88

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, "Submariner Panama Canal", Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, Ref. 16613. Produced in a limited edition of 75 examples in 1999.Fine and extremely rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold "Fliplock" Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a fitted box and certificate.

USD 10,000 - 12,000

EUR 9,000 - 11,000

Sold: USD 11,500

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, "Triplock" winding crown protected by the "Crown Guard", graduated revolving black bezel for the decompression times, sapphire crystal with "Cyclops" lens. D. black with applied gold luminous round, bâton and triangular indexes, aperture for the date, special "Panama Canal" logo imprint. "Skeleton" luminous gold hands. M. Cal. 3135, rhodium-plated, 31 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to tmperatures and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 40 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original