Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 66

ROLEX REF. 1170 PRINCE IMPERIAL YELLOW GOLD Rolex, "Prince Imperial", No. 1003284, Ref. 1170/1611. Made in the 1930s. Very fine and rare, open face, keyless, 18K yellow gold dress watch.

CHF 1,800 - 2,800

HKD 14,400 - 22,400 / USD 1,800 - 2,800

Sold: CHF 3,750

Three-body, solid, polished, round bezel, snap on case back. Two-tone silver with painted Arabic numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. Blued steel lozenge hands. 16```, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, officially tested in 6 positions, straight line lever escapement with Rolex patent cap protecting escapement, monometallic balance with screws, self-compensating breguet balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 7.5 mm.