29 November 2007,
Price realised HKD 463,500
Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000
ROLEX. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH BLACK DIAL
SIGNED ROLEX, CHRONOGRAPHE ANTIMAGNÉTIQUE, INSIDE CASE NO. 008, REF. 4062, CIRCA 1960
Cal. 13''' nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, straight line lever escapement, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, index regulator, the black matte dial with applied gold faceted baton numerals, outer tachometre and telemetre scales, gold index hands, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minutes register, in circular case with thin teardrop lugs, two rectangular chronograph buttons in the milled band, snap on back, together with an 18k gold Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
The Ref. 4062 is one of Rolex's most succesful non-Oyster chronographs introduced into the market in 1942. It is made in gold, stainless steel, and in stainless steel and gold. Production ceased in 1963.
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.
Almost certainly unique, this exceptional domino set and music box has the most illustrious and fascinating provenance
The writer, columnist and collector on how he caught the watch collecting ‘bug’, and why almost all the watches he ..
It’s hard to comprehend quite how groundbreaking and startlingly different the Nautilus 3700/1 was when it launched in 1976
Eric Wind reflects on the move towards ‘honest’ vintage watches enhanced by the ‘ravages’ of time