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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 102

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

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST, TURN-O-GRAPH MODEL, REF. 1625, CASE NO. 1903658, MANUFACTURED IN 1968

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    Rolex. A stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and black dial
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Turn-O-Graph model, ref. 1625, case no. 1903658, manufactured in 1968
    Cal. 1570 nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the black matte dial with applied baton and dagger numerals with luminous accents, dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with engine-turned rotating bezel calibrated for 60 minutes, screw back and screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Jubilee bracelet and clasp stamped 1.71, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    The Datejust model with rotating bezel chased with minute divisions and fine dividing lines was launched in 1956. In one of the first Rolex US catalogues featuring the watch, it is shown with a dial bearing the emblem of the US Air Force flying team The Thunderbirds. From this association this model is known as Thunderbird in the US but as Turn-O-Graph in Europe.

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    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.