Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 540

ROLEX REF. 6238 CHRONOGRAPH GOLD Rolex, Chronograph, case No. 1422464, Ref. 6238. Made circa 1960. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer.

CHF 70,000 - 90,000

HKD 560,000 - 720,000 / USD 70,000 - 90,000

Sold: CHF 106,250

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, screw-down Twinlock crown, polished inclined bezel. Satine silver with applied faceted yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, sunk subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 72B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to three positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-8-01

Very good

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original


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