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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 156

ROLEX REF. 1806 DAY-DATE YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Day-Date, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. 785361, Ref. 1806/1803. Made in 1961. Fine, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with day and date and a rare Rolex 18k yellow gold link bracelet dated 2.61.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, fluted bezel, crystal with cyclops lens. Champagne with applied yellow gold faceted indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, apertures for the day of the week and the date. Yellow gold luminous dauphine hands. Cal. 1555, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 25 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, hack mechanism.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

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

Sold: CHF 12,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case, and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.