• Important Watches Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1372

    Important Watches Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION PART II

    10 May 2010, Geneva

  • Lot 49

    Rolex. A fine and unusual 18K pink gold automatic wristwatch with pink dial

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, CHRONOMÈTRE, EMPIRE MODEL, REF. 3716, CASE NO. 54'524, MANUFACTURED IN 1942

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    Rolex. A fine and unusual 18K pink gold automatic wristwatch with pink dial
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Chronomètre, Empire model, ref. 3716, case no. 54'524, manufactured in 1942
    Cal. 9 3/4''' nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, pink dial, baton and Arabic numerals, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, rounded bezel, screw back, screw down crown, extended downturned lugs, gilt Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    32 mm. diam.


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    The present watch is a fine example of the elegant "Empire" model, distinguished by the very sophisticated look of the pink case and the pink dial, often reserved for the South American market. It is furthermore preserved in very good, original overall condition, most evident to the beholders eye are the sharp edges of the lugs and the clear serial number and gold marks to the case back.

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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.