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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 112

TUDOR REF. 7159 MONTE CARLO Tudor, "Oysterdate," case No. 775876, Ref. 7159/0, case made by Rolex, Geneva. Made in 1973, sold on December 18th, 1976. Fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, round-button chronograph, register, tachometer and a stainless steel Rolex Ref. 7836 Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original warranty and fitted box.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed- down engraved case back, crown and buttons, tachometer graduation on the steel bezel to 500 units per hour, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, crystal with cyclops lens. Bicolor anthracite and black with luminous baton indexes, outer 1/5th seconds scale with 5 minute/second red Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 45-minute register, aperture for the date at 6. Luminous steel baton hands, orange chronograph hand. Cal. 234, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight- line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring.

CHF 4,500 - 7,500

HKD 36,000 - 61,000 / USD 4,700 - 7,800

Sold: CHF 9,375

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-6-01

Very good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 185 mm. Property of the Original British Family