• Important Watches auction at Christies

    Sale 1376

    Important Watches

    15 November 2010, Geneva

  • Lot 112

    Rolex. A very fine and rare 18K pink gold openface keyless lever world time watch with original pouch

    SIGNED ROLEX, CHRONOMETRE, REF. 4262, MOVEMENT NO. 1'001'204, CASE NO. 1'010'383, CIRCA 1945

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    Rolex. A very fine and rare 18K pink gold openface keyless lever world time watch with original pouch
    Signed Rolex, Chronometre, ref. 4262, movement no. 1'001'204, case no. 1'010'383, circa 1945
    Nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied pink gold baton and Roman numerals, pink gold compass hands, surrounded by revolving silvered and grey 24-hour chapter ring divided into nocturnal and diurnal hours, outer revolving ring with the names of 32 world cities, circular plain case, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    44.5 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex original fitted green pouch.

    The present watch is one of the exceedingly are examples of a "World Time" watch made by Rolex to appear at auction to date. Its appeal is furthermore enhanced by the pink gold case and the like new overall condition.

    The model is prominently illustrated in the 1946 Jubilee Collection. For a reproduction of the full Jubilee catalogue see Rolex - Timeless Elegance by George Gordon.

    Special Notice

    Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.


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