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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 105

ROLEX REF 6265 COSMOGRAPH YELLOW GOLD Rolex, "Oyster, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Cosmograph," case No. 6121127, Ref. 6265. Made circa 1979. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, yellow gold bezel with tachometer and a yellow gold-plated Rolex buckle. Accompanied by a Rolex service box.

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back (Ref. 6263), buttons and crown, tachometer graduation on the gold bezel to 200 units per hour. Bicolor champagne and black with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary dials for the seconds, 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous yellow gold 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.

USD 50,000 - 70,000

HKD 390,000 - 545,000 / CHF 49,000 - 68,000

Sold: USD 58,750

Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Property of an East Coast Collector