Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 140

ROLEX REF. 116610, SPECIAL EDITION OF 135 PIECES FOR RELOJERIA ALEMANA STEEL Rolex Ref. 116610 Submariner, case No. GA720835, Ref. 116610. Made in a limited edition of 135 pieces, sold on September 24th, 2014. Fine and rare, center seconds, self winding, water resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with date. Accompanied by the fitted box, guarantee, instruction booklet, Relojeria Alemana letter and Nato strap.

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

HKD 120,000 - 160,000 / USD 15,000 - 20,000

Sold: CHF 18,750

Three-body, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated unidirectional revolving bezel, Triplock winding crown protected by the Crown Guard, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens, caseback with commemorative Relojeria Alemana engraving. Black, applied large luminous round, triangular and baton steel indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 3135, 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: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 205 mm. For the 135th Anniversary of RELOJERIA ALEMANA, located in Palma de Mallorca, an extremely limited run of 135 pieces were made. It is the first time that this rare Submariner has been offered at auction and in unworn condition.