• Sale 1218

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches Featuring Property

    5 June 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with exotic monochromatic silvered dial

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER COSMOGRAPH, REF. 6263/6262, CIRCA 1969

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    Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel water-resistant chronograph wristwatch with exotic monochromatic silvered dial
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Cosmograph, Ref. 6263/6262, circa 1969
    With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the monochromatic silvered brushed dial with applied luminous dots towards the applied silvered baton indexes, luminous accents to the baton hands, three silvered engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with black bezel calibrated for 200 units per hour, screw back and screw down crown, two round screw down chronograph buttons in the band, together with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    The present lot is distinguished by the monochromatic silvered dial - both the overall dial and the subsidiary dials are similarly silvered.
    For a discussion on this extremely rare dial, see Vintage Rolex Sports Models by Martin Skeet & Nick Urul, p. 110.