Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Sep 30, 2014

LOT 86

ROLEX, REF. 6263, COSMOGRAPH TROPICAL DIAL STEEL Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, case No. 5429899, Ref. 6263, Made in 1978. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, steel bezel with tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet.

USD 30,000 - 50,000

HKD 230,000 - 390,000 / CHF 26,000 - 44,000

Sold: USD 87,500

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 300 units per hour. Bicolor brown and silver with applied faceted steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands. Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.