Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 268

Rolex
Ref. 216570, date, AM-PM indication, two-time zone, black dial; “Explorer II”; stainless steel

HKD 43,100 - 61,000

CHF 5,000 - 7,000 / EUR 4,700 - 6,500 / USD 5,600 - 7,800

Sold: HKD 70,000

Stainless steel, self-winding, vertical tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black colour dial with centre-seconds and three horological complications:
· Instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock, under Cyclops lens)
· Diurnal (day-time) and nocturnal (night-time) hours with a 24-hour (AM-PM) scale (central hour index)
· Two-time zone (hour-hand independently adjustable by the crown; bezel graduated for 24 hours)


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2 *
Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model “Oyster Perpetual Date” “Explorer II”, “Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified”

Reference 216570

Year circa 2011

Case No. 38 FN 8655

Material stainless steel

Bracelet stainless steel Rolex “Oyster” bracelet with “fliplock” deployant clasp

Diameter 41.6 mm.

Caliber 3187, adjusted to 5 positions and temperatures

Dimensions Length 170 mm. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box and outer box, certificate of origin, booklets, hang tag

Notes

The original Certificate mentioned that this watch was delivered to Tsum, Moscow, Russian Fed., and sold on November 2011.