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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 273

ROLEX REF 6238 STEEL BLACK DIAL Rolex, " Chronograph", case No. 1077738, Ref. 6238. Made in 1964. Very fine and very rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer.

Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and crown. Black with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer seconds/minutes divisions. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 72 B , rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 65,000 - 85,000

HKD 575,000 - 752,000 / USD 74,000 - 97,000

Sold: CHF 75,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-9

Very good


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.