100 Years of Wristwatches

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Nov 19, 2000

LOT 58

Rolex 'Prince Railway', Ref. 1527, 1930's.Very fine rectangular curved, 18K white and pink gold gentleman's wristwatch.

CHF 15,000 - 18,000

USD 9,000 - 10,000

C. two-body, solid, polished, bicolor, stepped sides. D. matte silver with applied gold stylized Arabic numerals,auxiliary seconds dial. 'Spade' blued steel hands. M. 7 1/2''', Extra Prima, Observatory Quality, rhodium-plated,15 jewels, lateral lever escapement, Superbalance balance adjusted to 6 positions, self-compensating Breguetbalance spring. Dial, case, and movement signed.Dim. 23 x 42 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


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


Ref. 1527Produced in stainless steel, in stainless steel and gold, in 9K, 14K, 18K gold, in 9K, 14K, and 18K two-color gold.Similar watches are published in 'Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches' by OSVALDO PATRIZZI, GUIDO MONDANIEditore Genova, 1998, pp. 28 and 75.