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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 146

ROLEX REF. 216570 EXPLORER II STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. 9PA22936, Ref. 216570. Made in 2012. Very fine, two-time-zone, center seconds, self-winding, water- resistant, stainless steel Chronometer wristwatch with date, independently adjustable 12-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Fliplock bracelet with Easylink clasp. Accompanied by a Rolex fitted box.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown with crown guard, steel bezel graduated in 24 hours, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. White with applied black-edged luminous round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minute divisions, aperture for the date. Large luminous black skeleton hands, 24-hour red arrow hand for the second time zone. Cal. 3137, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 31,000 - 47,000 / CHF 3,800 - 5,700

Sold: USD 6,875

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


DIAM. 42 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 210 mm.