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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 508

ROLEX, REF. 6240, RETAILED BY TIFFANY, STAINLESS STEEL Rolex, retailed by Tiffany & Co., case No. 1269540, Ref. 6240/6239. Made circa 1965. Very fine and extremely rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, anti-reflective black bezel graduated to 200 units per hour and a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bi-color silver and black with applied steel indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer minute/ seconds division. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 722, rhodium plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung fl at balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

CHF 45,000 - 65,000

HKD 375,000 - 540,000 / USD 48,000 - 70,000

Sold: CHF 68,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original