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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 115

ROLEX REF. 1625 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES CREST THUNDERBIRD STEEL & GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, case No. 1880651, Ref. 1625. Made in 1968. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and yellow gold Chronometer wristwatch with date and a stainless steel and 14K yellow gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, bidirectional revolving reeded gold bezel embossed with Arabic numerals in relief in 60-minute graduation, crystal with cyclops lens. Champagne with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date, United Arab Emirates Crest imprint at 6. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 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.

USD 5,000 - 8,000

HKD 39,000 - 62,000 / CHF 5,000 - 8,000

Sold: USD 6,125

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.