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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 154

ROLEX REF. 8171 PADELLONE PINK GOLD Rolex, Perpetual, Officially Certified, Chronometer, No. 202, case No. 676618, Ref. 8171. Made circa 1950. Fine and very rare, self-winding, 18K pink gold Chronometer wristwatch with triple date, moon phases and an 18K pink gold Oyster-type expansion link bracelet.

Three-body, polished, inclined bezel, inset calendar adjusters on the band, curved lugs, snap-on case back. Matte silver with applied pink gold faceted baton and dart indexes, subsidiary seconds dial, outer minute track and graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases. Pink gold alpha hands, blue arrow for the date. Cal. 10 1/2''', rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Super balance, self-compensating Breguet balance spring. Dial, case, and movement signed.

USD 60,000 - 90,000

HKD 465,000 - 700,000 / CHF 57,000 - 85,000

Sold: USD 75,000


Grading System
Grade:
Case: 3

Good

Movement: 2-8*

Very good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3

Good


Notes

DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm.