Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 547

ROLEX REF. 5500 EXPLORER TROPICAL DIAL STEEL Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, Super Precision," case No. 985124 Ref. 5500/1002. Made in 1964. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: CHF 5,625

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown. Black with luminous Arabic numerals and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 1530, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-7-01

Very good


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.