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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2746

    ROLEX. A RARE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET AND CENTRE SECONDS

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, SUBMARINER, CASE NO. 988953, REF. 6204, CIRCA 1954

    Price Realised  

    ROLEX. A RARE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH BRACELET AND CENTRE SECONDS
    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, SUBMARINER, CASE NO. 988953, REF. 6204, CIRCA 1954

    Cal. A.260 nickel-finished lever movement, 19 jewels, superbalance, the black dial with luminous dagger, baton and dot numerals, luminous index hands, centre seconds, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with black revolving bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw down crown and screw back, together with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp,case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    US$10,000-15,000
    EUR7,300-11,000

    The reference 6204 was available with two bezel versions, either without the minute graduation for the first quarter, such as the present lot, or with the graduation for the first 15 minutes. The minute graduation became a standard feature on the model's successors.
    The model is illustrated and described in Vintage Rolex Sports Models by Martin Skeet & Nick Urul, pp. 27 & 28, and in Rolex Submariner by Guido Mondani - Lele Ravagnani, pp. 22 & 23 and pp. 70 - 73.

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