Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 144

ROLEX REF. 6238 PRE-DAYTONA, RETAILED BY TIFFANY, STEEL Rolex, Geneve. Retailed by Tiffany & Co., case No.1226327, Ref. 6238. Made in 1965. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, manual winding, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer.

CHF 35,000 - 45,000

HKD 280,000 - 360,000 / USD 35,000 - 45,000

Sold: CHF 56,250

Three-body, polished and brushed, curved lugs, inclined bezel, screwed-down case back and Oyster crown. Silvered with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer 1/5th seconds/minutes division. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 722, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating breguet balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-01


Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm.