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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, Mar 21, 2020

LOT 227

ROLEX, REF. 14270, EXPLORER I "BLACK OUT", ONLY ONE YEAR PRODUCTION, STEEL

Fine and limited stainless steel, self-winding, wristwatch, black dial with 3,6,9 black colour applied, and centre-seconds.

Brand Rolex

Model Explorer I

Reference Ref. 14270

Year Circa 1991

Bracelet stainless steel Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp Ref. 78360/ endlinks 558B

Numbers X840517

Caliber 3000

Dimensions 36 mm

Signature Case, dial and movement

Accessories Original box, instruction booklet, tags and service papers

CHF 7,000 - 13,000

USD 7,200 - 13,300 / HKD 56,000 - 100,000

Sold: CHF 14,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

The Explorer I reference 14270 was launched from 1989 until 2001. Only in 1991, Rolex produced dial with 3,6,9 indexes in black colour, instead of white colour, which give the nickname of "Black out".