Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 549

ROLEX REF. 5100 BETA 21 QUARTZ YELLOW GOLD Rolex, Quartz, No. 283, Ref. No. 5100. Made in the 1970s. Very fine and rare, heavy and large, tonneau- shaped, center seconds, 18K yellow gold quartz wristwatch with date and an integral 18K yellow gold Rolex bracelet with concealed deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted Rolex box and an extra link.

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

HKD 64,000 - 96,000 / USD 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 15,000

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Satiné silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds/minute track, aperture for the date. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. Beta-21, 13 jewels, frequency of the quartz oscillator: 8192 Hz, reduced to 256 Hz by the frequency reducer.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2**

Very good

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 39 x 45 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 167 mm. Property of the Original Owner