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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2869

    ROLEX. A FINE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS AND DATE

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST, MODEL "THUNDERBIRD", CASE NO. 222003, REF. 6609, CIRCA 1958

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    ROLEX. A FINE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS AND DATE
    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST, MODEL "THUNDERBIRD", CASE NO. 222003, REF. 6609, CIRCA 1958

    Cal. 1065 nickel-finished lever movement, 25 jewels, mono-metallic balance adjusted in 5 positions, the gilt sunburst dial with applied baton numerals and luminous dot accents, outer minutes divisions, luminous gold hands, centre seconds, magnified aperture for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with gold "Thunderbird" bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw down crown and screw back, together with an 18k gold Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    US$6,500-9,000
    EUR4,700-6,500

    The reference 6609 was the replacement for refernce 6202, the original Turn-O-Graph, and remained in production until 1960.

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    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.