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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 346

    Rolex. An unusual stainless steel and gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, white honeycomb dial and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, 50M=165FT, TURN-O-GRAPH, REF. 6202, CASE NO. 951'275, MANUFACTURED IN 1953

    Price Realised  

    Rolex. An unusual stainless steel and gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, white honeycomb dial and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, 50m=165ft, Turn-O-Graph, ref. 6202, case no. 951'275, manufactured in 1953
    Cal. A260 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, white honeycomb dial, applied baton numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, stainless steel tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with screw back, gilt screw down crown, revolving engine-turned gold bezel calibrated for 60 units, stainless steel and gold Rolex Oyster expandable bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    The present watch is a rare example of the celebrated "Turn-O-Graph" reference 6202 model, fitted with the much less common white honeycomb dial, unusual red printed depth rating "50m=165ft" and omission of the designation "Officially Certified Chronometer".

    For a stainless steel example of a "Turn-O-Graph" and note of the reference 6202 model see lot 394 in this auction.

    Special Notice

    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.