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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 20, 2016

LOT 99

ROLEX REF. 1803 DAY DATE YELLOW GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified," case No. 854371, Ref. 1803. Made in 1963. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with day and date. Accompanied by the original Chronometer Certificate, guarantee (now void) and a pouch.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted bezel, screwed-down case back and crown, crystal with cyclops lens. Champagne with applied yellow gold dart indexes, apertures for the days of the week and the date, outer minutes / seconds divisions. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 1555, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 31,000 - 47,000 / CHF 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: USD 7,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.