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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 15, 2015

LOT 50

ROLEX REF. 16570 EXPLORER II STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. M940862, Ref. 16570. Made circa 2009, sold November 11, 2011. Fine, two-time zone, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, independently adjustable 12- hour hand and a stainless steel Oysterlock bracelet. Accompanied by the original fitted box, warranty (now void), hang tags and booklets.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, bezel graduated in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. White with luminous round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minute track, aperture for the date. Luminous black skeleton hands, red arrow hand for the second time zone. 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 Breguet balance spring, hack mechanism.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,500 - 39,000 / CHF 3,000 - 5,000

Sold: USD 4,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial case and movement signed. DIAM. 39 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.