Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Dec 01, 2004

LOT 20

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "Explorer", Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Ref. 1016. Produced in the late 1960s. Fine, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman?s wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

USD 3,000 - 4,000

EUR 2,300 - 3,000

Sold: USD 3,450

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown.D. Black with Tritium coated Arabic numerals and bâton indexes. Tritium coated "skeleton" hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium plated, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and five positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 01