Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 18

ROLEZ REF. 1016 EXPLORER GILT DIAL STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," Ref. 1016. Made in 1963. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water- resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 31,000 - 47,000 / CHF 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: USD 13,750

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 1560, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 145 mm.