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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 354

ROLEX, REF. 4467, OVETTONE, TWO-TONE DIAL, YELLOW GOLD A fine, rare, large, self-winding, 18k yellow gold wristwatch with two-tone dial.

Brand Rolex

Model Oyster Perpetual

Reference Ref. 4467

Year 1946

Bracelet Anonymous 18k yellow gold bracelet

Numbers Case N. 460'416

Caliber 10 1/2'''

Dimensions 36 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

Accessories Overhaul invoice from Bucherer dated April 2017 in the amount of CCC 3'190

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 21,250


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

The precursor to the Datejust, reference 4467 known to collectors as Ovettone, was made for 4 years only and in very limited quantities. Made in 18k yellow gold only, its characteristics were its large case size for the time, 36 mm.and the fact that the movement required a large rotor that increased greatly its size and wrist presence. Completely overhauled through Bucherer Geneva in April 2017 at a cost of CHF 3'190, the watch is in fantastic ready to wear condition and its original two-tone dial is in impeccable condition, a rare find for the discerning collector.