Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 143

Ref. 69178, self-winding, centre-seconds, date, gold structured dial; “Datejust”; 18K yellow gold

EUR 3,500 - 4,500

USD 4,200 - 5,400 / HKD 32,300 - 41,500

Sold: EUR 5,070

18K yellow gold, self-winding, tonneau-shaped, lady’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, inclined fluted bezel, gold structured dial, centre-seconds and one horological complication: 
• Instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock, under Cyclops lens)

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original

Brand Rolex, Geneva

Model Datejust

Reference 69178

Year circa 1996

Case No. T 523 776

Bracelet 18K yellow gold Rolex “President” bracelet with deployant clasp (Ref. 8570)

Diameter 25.1 mm. (bezel)

Length 170 mm. (approx.)

Caliber 2030, adjusted to 5 positions + temperature

Dimensions 32.8 x 25.9 mm

Length 170 mm. (approx.)

Weight 75.3 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box, certificate of origin, booklet, service paper (invoiced on July 12, 2007)


The original Certificate mentioned that this watch was sold by Franconi, Bienne / Biel, on August 3, 1998.


*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU