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    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 206

    Rolex. A fine stainless steel chronograph wristwatch

    SIGNED ROLEX, CHRONOGRAPH, ANTIMAGNETIQUE, REF. 6034, CASE NO. 847'504, MANUFACTURED IN 1951

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    Rolex. A fine stainless steel chronograph wristwatch
    Signed Rolex, Chronograph, Antimagnetique, ref. 6034, case no. 847'504, manufactured in 1951
    Cal. 72 nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, silvered matte dial, luminous square-shaped and Arabic numerals, later luminous hands, outer telemetre and tachymetre scales, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, screw back and screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Reference 6034 was introduced into the market in the early 1950s; the majority was cased in stainless steel or 18K gold, a small series in 14K gold.

    Different versions of the model are described and illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 230 - 251.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
    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.