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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 106

    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, EXPLORER, REF. 1016, CASE NO. 1’757’499, CIRCA 1968

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    Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Explorer, ref. 1016, case no. 1’757’499, circa 1968
    MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 1570, 26 jewels
    DIAL: black, baton, Arabic and dagger luminous numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, outer minute divisions
    CASE: stainless steel, tonneau-shaped, screw back, screw down crown, 36 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial and movement
    BUCKLE: stainless steel Rolex buckle


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    The celebrated Explorer reference 1016 was introduced to the market in 1959, the first series featuring the non-hacking calibre 1560. One of Rolex's most popular sports watches, the Explorer is easily recognizable by its black dial with the luminous triangle at 12, luminous Arabic numerals for the other three quarters and luminous baton numerals for the remaining hours

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    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Lots 106 – 142: The Property of an Important European Private Collector