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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

LOT 380

Rolex Oyster Perpetual "Datejust", Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, Ref. 6074, 1950's. Extremely fine and rare, waterproof, centre second, self-winding, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with date.

CHF 13,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 16,100

C. massive, polished, satined, screwed back and crown. D. black enamel with applied white gold fancy indexes, aperture for the date. "Alpha " white gold hands. M. 9 1/2'" rhodium plated, 25 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, antishock system, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 14-35


To be restored

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 4-51


Partially reprinted


Ref. 6074 Produced in very few examples in yellow, pink or white gold, and in 2 examples only in platinum. A similar watch is published in Orologi da Polso Rolex, by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Monclani Editurd' Genova, p. 224.