Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 15, 2015

LOT 228

ROLEX REF. 114270 EXPLORER STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, "Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. Y937791, Ref. 114270. Made in 2002. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oysterlock bracelet Ref. 78690.

USD 3,000 - 4,000

HKD 23,500 - 31,000 / CHF 3,000 - 4,000

Sold: USD 4,375

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, sapphire crystal. Black with applied white gold Arabic numerals and luminous indexes, outer minute/seconds track. Luminous white gold 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: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


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