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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 117

ROLEX REF. 3458 BUBBLE BACK STAINLESS STEEL AND PINK GOLD Rolex , "Oyster Perpetual, Officially Certified Chronometer" , No. 268599, Ref. 3458. Made circa 1940s. Fine and rare, tonneau shaped, self-winding, stainless steel and pink gold Chronometer wristwatc

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, pink gold bezel. Silver with applied pink gold baton indexes, outer minute division, subsidiary seconds dial. Pink gold feuille hands. Cal. 9 ¾```, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Super balance timed to 6 positions, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator.

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

HKD 16,000 - 32,000 / USD 2,100 - 4,200

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 1,000


Grading System
Grade: A

Good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-10*

Good

Patinated

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-53-01

Very good

Reprinted

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 32 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. To be sold without reserve