Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Hong Kong, Mar 18, 2017

LOT 50

ROLEX SUBMARINER REF. 16808 VIOLET DIAL YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, case No.9171590, movement No.1482785, Ref. 16808/ 16800. Made circa 1985. Fine and very rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold Chronometer diver's wristwatch with date, blue bezel and an 18K yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet.

HKD 100,000 - 160,000

USD 13,000 - 21,000 / CHF 13,000 - 21,000

Sold: HKD 225,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, graduated unidirectional revolving blue bezel, Triplock winding-crown protected by the crown guard. Violet with applied luminous round, triangular and baton gold indexes, outer minute/seconds division, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold skeleton hands. Cal.3035, rhodium-plated, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with Microstella screws, adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung over-coiled balance spring, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Case: 3-19



Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original