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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 108

ROLEX REF. 68279 DATEJUST TRIDOR DIAMOND DIAL WHITE YELLOW AND PINK GOLD Rolex, Genève, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, case No. E557574, Ref. 68279B. Made circa 1990. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white and yellow gold wristwatch with date, diamond-set dial and an 18K white, yellow and pink gold Tridor President bracelet with concealed deployant clasp.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, fluted bezel, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Copper color with applied diamond-set indexes, aperture for the date, outer minute track. Yellow gold baton hands. M. Cal. 2135, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.

USD 4,500 - 6,500

HKD 35,000 - 50,000 / CHF 4,500 - 6,500

Sold: USD 6,875


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Notes

DIAM. 31 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm. Approx. overall length 170 mm.