Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 130

ROLEX REF 2508 PINK GOLD Rolex, "Antimagnetique", case No. 476971, Ref. 2508. Made in the 1940s. Very fine and rare, large, 18K pink gold wristwatch with olive button chronograph, 30-minute register, telemeter and tachometer. Accompanied by the original fitted box.

CHF 11,000 - 16,000

HKD 88,000 - 130,000 / USD 11,000 - 16,000

Sold: CHF 17,500

Three-body, polished and brushed, flat bezel, concave lugs. Silver with applied pink gold arabic and dart indexes, outer minute/ seconds track with Arabic five minute/ seconds numerals, subsidiary seconds and 30-minute register dials, outer tachometer and telemeter graduations. pink gold epee hands. 14 1/2```, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Property of the Original French Family Consigned by the grandson of the original owner, this pink gold 2508 has been conserved in excellent original condition. The original dial featuring a tachometer and telemeter scale has never been refinished and shows some light oxydation. The case has also been maintained with care, with the serial number and ROLEX crown clearly visible (most are no longer present as they were very lightly engraved) and a beautiful crisp and deep hallmark on the side of the case.