• Lot 333

    Rolex. An attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with rare "underline" dial, bracelet and original Rolex claim check, servicing bill, letter and leaflet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER CHRONOGRAPH, ANTI-MAGNETIC, REF. 6234, CASE NO. 866'480, MANUFACTURED IN 1962

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    Rolex. An attractive stainless steel chronograph wristwatch with rare "underline" dial, bracelet and original Rolex claim check, servicing bill, letter and leaflet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Chronograph, Anti-Magnetic, ref. 6234, case no. 866'480, manufactured in 1962
    Cal. 72B nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, silvered dial, applied dagger numerals with luminous accents, outer blue telemetre and black tachymetre scales, three engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minutes and 12 hours registers, tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case, screw back, screw down crown, two round chronograph buttons in the band, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex New York original "Claim Check", confirmation letter, leaflet, servicing invoice dated 3 August 1974 and Consumer Invoice dated 24 July 2001.

    The present reference 6234 is from the very last generation and features the appealing "underline" dial. Connoisseurs appreciate that in the early 1960s, a small number of this chronograph model was fitted with dials where the "Anti-Magnetic" was underlined.

    Different versions of reference 6234 are described and illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, pp. 254-277.

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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.