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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 151

ROLEX, REF. 2303, BABY SINGLE BUTTON CHRONOGRAPH, BLACK DIAL YELLOW GOLD Rolex, case No. 16121, Ref. 2303. Made in 1935, retailed by Kerby. Very fine and extremely rare, small, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with co-axial button chronograph, registers, tachometer, black dial and an 18K yellow gold Rolex buckle.

Two-body, polished and brushed, concave lugs, snap-on case back. Black, with white painted baton indexes, outer minutes and fifth of a second track, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute registers, outermost tachometer graduation. White "feuille" hands. Cal. 10 1/2''', rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

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

Sold: CHF 17,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 29 mm. THICKNESS 10.5 mm. From the "Collection"