Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 533

ROLEX REF 18249, DAY-DATE, BARK FINISH, WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND INDEXES Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual "Day-Date" Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified", case No. A572351, Ref. 18296. Made circa 1999. Very fine and extremely rare, center seconds, self- winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold and diamond wristwatch with day and date and an 18K white gold Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 160,000 - 240,000 / USD 20,000 - 30,000

Sold: CHF 25,000

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted bark finish bezel, screwed down case back and crown, sapphire crystal with Cyclops lens. Light beige with apertures for the day of the week and date. Applied diamond indexes. White gold baton hands. Cal. 3155, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Approx. overall length 150 mm.