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    Sale 1992

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    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 218

    ROLEX. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD COIN WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED ROLEX, GENEVE, "CELLINI LIBERTAD-INDEPENDENCIA ROLEX", CASE A842875, REF. 3612/8, CIRCA 1971

    Price Realised  

    ROLEX. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K GOLD COIN WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED ROLEX, GENEVE, "CELLINI LIBERTAD-INDEPENDENCIA ROLEX", CASE A842875, REF. 3612/8, CIRCA 1971
    Cal. 651 with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic balance, adjusted to 5 positions, silvered matte dial with Roman and baton numerals, pink gold circular case all hinged within an 18k gold Mexican 50 Peso, with Libertad-Independencia to the cover and dated 1821-1947, the Mexican coat-of-arms with an eagle perched a top a prickly pear with a snake in its mouth to the reverse, case, dial and movement signed
    39mm diam.


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    The Libertad-Independencia Rolex Cellini was made in a limited edition of 10 pieces to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Treaty of Cordoba. The treaty gave Mexico its independence from Spain following the Mexican War of Independence.