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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 284

ROLEX REF 1802 TROPICAL BLACK SPIDER DIAL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified", case No. 1183136, Ref. 1802/1803. Made in 1964. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with day and date and a Rolex buckle.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, bark-finished bezel, screw-down case back and crown, crystal with Cyclops lens. Black with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds divisions, apertures for the day and date. Luminous yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal.1555, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 26 jewels, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and five positions, straight line lever escapement, shock-absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance-spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,400 - 16,000

Sold: CHF 11,250

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-9-01


Slightly oxidized


HANDS Original


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