Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 133

ROLEX REF 6309 THUNDERBIRD RED DATEJUST PINK GOLD Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, DateJust, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified", Ref. 6309, case No.141385. Made in 1955. Fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K pink gold wristwatch with date and a 18K pink gold Rolex jubile bracelet.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 21,250

Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down back with dedication inscription and crown, reeded and graduated 18K pink gold bezel embossed with Arabic numerals in relief for 60-minute graduation, crystal with Cyclops lens. Pink with applied pink gold faceted dart indexes, outer minutes/seconds divisions, aperture for the date. Pink gold "Alpha" hands. 10 1/2''' rhodium plated, 18 jewels, lever escapement, Superbalance balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx overall length 195 mm. A simply magnificent example of a pink gold 6309. Kept in excellent condition and featuring many features sought after by collectors: the early RED DATEJUST on the dial, the early roulette dial, a well conserved Jubilee bracelet dated 1953 and a near perfect pink dial that matches perfectly with the case.