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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 103

    Rolex. A fine and unusual stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and black dial

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DATEJUST, 50M=165FT, REF. 6304, CASE NO. 140684, MANUFACTURED IN 1955

    Price Realised  

    Rolex. A fine and unusual stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and black dial
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, 50m=165ft, ref. 6304, case no. 140684, manufactured in 1955
    Cal. A296 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, the black dial with applied dagger numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back and screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp stamped 2.55, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    The particularity of the present watch is its unusual dial, featuring an applied "Rolex" signature as opposed to the more common printed version as well as the red inscription "50m=165ft", normally found on diver's watches. Combined with the original and beautifully aged black dial and the bracelet dated 1955, it represents a highly unusual variant of the famous "Datejust" model.

    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.