Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 340

ROLEX REF 4021, PINK GOLD Rolex, Perpetual, Precision, Chronometre, case No. 60565, Ref. 4021. Made circa 1954. Fine and rare, self-winding, 18k pink gold Chronometer wristwatch with pink dial.

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

HKD 20,000 - 28,000 / USD 2,500 - 3,500

Sold: CHF 4,250

Two body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, snap-on case back. Salmon with dart indexes, outer minutes/seconds divisions. Pink gold baton hands. Cal. 1030, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*


Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. The Rolex reference 4021 is a rarely seen model and is rather uncommon due to its stylish and elegant faceted lugs and is best known due to Andy Warhol having owned one. This particular example is rare in pink gold and its perfectly matching salmon dial in excellent condition.