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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 110

ROLEX REF. 1601 DATEJUST STEEL AND WHITE GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. 2624812, Ref. 1601. Made in 1971. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and white gold Chronometer wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Rolex Jubilee bracelet with deployant clasp.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, fluted white gold bezel, crystal with cyclops lens. Satine silver with applied baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

USD 2,000 - 3,000

HKD 15,500 - 23,500 / CHF 2,000 - 3,000

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx overall length 195 mm.