• Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 215

    Rolex. An extremely rare stainless steel water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet

    ROLEX, OYSTER, COMMANDO, REF. 6429, CASE NO. 2'075'578, MANUFACTURED IN 1969

    Price Realised  

    Rolex. An extremely rare stainless steel water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
    Rolex, Oyster, Commando, ref. 6429, case no. 2'075'578, manufactured in 1969
    Cal. 1225 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the black dial with luminous Arabic and baton numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back and screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet with clasp stamped GF for Gay Frères and 7-72, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Rolex green leather presentation box.

    The present watch is part of an exceedingly small series of such "Commando" wristwatches supplied by Rolex to the US market in the late 1960s.

    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.