Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Jul 09, 2016

LOT 485

ROLEX REF. 116759 SARU GMT-MASTER II "DIAMOND RUBY & SAPPHIRE" WHITE GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, GMT Master II, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. V067861, Ref. 116759 SARU. Made in 2008. Very fine and rare, two time zone, center seconds, self- winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with special 24 hour hand, independently adjustable hour hand, diamond, sapphire and ruby-set bezel and an 18K white gold Oysterlock bracelet.

HKD 400,000 - 600,000

USD 51,500 - 74,400 / CHF 50,000 - 74,000

Sold: HKD 625,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, the lugs and crown guard set with 76 round diamonds, screwed- down case back and crown, bidirectional revolving bezel for the second time zone set with 23 shaped diamonds, 18 sapphires and 18 rubies, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Pave diamond-set with luminous round, baton and triangular white gold and black indexes, aperture for the date. Luminous white gold and black skeleton hands. Cal. 3185, 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
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 41 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approximate overall length: 190 mm.