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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 101

ROLEX REF. 1019 Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Milgauss, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified", No. 2558577, Ref. 1019. Made in 1970, sold on October 20th, 1978. Very fine and rare, anti-magnetic, water-resistant, center seconds, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original warranty, service invoice from 1983 and fitted box.

Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, soft iron gilt metal antimagnetic protecting cap forming a Faraday cage, screweddown case back and crown. Silver over soft iron with luminous steel baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, "Milgauss" in red. Luminous tapered steel baton hands and red-tipped center seconds hand Cal. 1580, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, white metal Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 175,000 - 258,000 / USD 23,000 - 34,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-08


HANDS Repaired


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx overall length 160 mm.