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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 12, 2013

LOT 515

ROLEX REF 6265, ALBINO DIAL YELLOW MARKERS Rolex, ?Oyster, Superlative Chronometer, officially certified, cosmograph? case no. 5035074, ref. 6265. made in 1976. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers and tachometer and an 18k yellow gold Rolex buckle. Accompanied by the original warranty (now void).

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed down case back, buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the gold bezel to 200 units per hour. D. Bicolor silver and black with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minutes/seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold baton hands. M. 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. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm

CHF 80,000 - 120,000

HKD 670,000 - 1,000,000 / USD 86,000 - 130,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-24-01

Very good

Slightly chipped

HANDS Original


Notes

Usually on the yellow gold versions of the reference 6263 and 6265, the dials were always either of black or champagne color. Here it has the unusual characteristic of having the silver dial found on the stainless steel versions but of course with gold indexes.