Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 48

ROLEX REF. 114270 EXPLORER Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. F879862, Ref. 114270. Made in 2003. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet Ref. 78690.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,500 - 39,000 / CHF 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: USD 3,750

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, sapphire crystal. Black with applied luminous steel Arabic numerals and indexes, outer minute/seconds track. Luminous skeleton hands. Cal. 3130, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 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, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm. Approx overall length 200 mm.