• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    ROLEX. A RARE AND UNUSUAL 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, DEPTH RATING PRINTED IN RED, CENTER SECONDS, GUARANTEE, CHRONOMETER PURCHASE TICKET AND SERVICE RECORD

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DATEJUST 50M=165FT, CASE NO. 111615, REF. 6605, CIRCA 1941

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    ROLEX. A RARE AND UNUSUAL 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, DEPTH RATING PRINTED IN RED, CENTER SECONDS, GUARANTEE, CHRONOMETER PURCHASE TICKET AND SERVICE RECORD
    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DATEJUST 50M=165FT, CASE NO. 111615, REF. 6605, CIRCA 1941
    Cal. 1065 nickel-finished lever movement, 25 jewels, mono-metallic balance, silvered matte dial, applied dagger numerals, magnified date aperture, center seconds, Datejust 50m=165ft in red, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, coin-edge bezel, screw down crown, screw back, case, dial and movement signed
    36mm diam.


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    Accompanied by a Rolex Chronometer purchase ticket dated October 15, 1955, a service record dated December 20, 1999 and a green case.

    The present watch is in near mint condition. The rarity of the depth rating printed in red on the dial, Rolex papers and overall superb original condition make this a wonderful opportunity to aquire an exceptional complete vintage Rolex DateJust.

    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.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct manufacture date should read 1955 and not as stated in the catalogue.