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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 287

    Rolex. An unusual 18K pink gold ladies wristwatch with three additional leather straps and original box

    SIGNED ROLEX, PRECISION, REF. 2042, CAMÉLÉON, CASE NO. 871'284, CIRCA 1955

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    Rolex. An unusual 18K pink gold ladies wristwatch with three additional leather straps and original box
    Signed Rolex, Precision, ref. 2042, Caméléon, case no. 871'284, circa 1955
    Cal. 1400 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, silvered brushed dial, applied gold baton numerals, circular textured case, openwork snap on back conceived to hold a one-piece leather bracelet by sliding it through at each end of the case, case, dial and movement signed
    16 mm. diam.


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    With Rolex Caméléon original fitted presentation box containing three spare bracelets, one black velvet, one red and one blue leather, all with Rolex buckles.

    The present watch appears to be in unused condition. The model's name "Chameleon" is derived from the four easily changeable bracelets, allowing to wear the watch with a different color whenever desired.