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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 236

    Rolex. An unusual stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original guarantee, made for the Sultanate of Oman

    SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, DATEJUST, REF. 16220, CASE NO. A162682, MANUFACTURED IN 1999

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    Rolex. An unusual stainless steel self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original guarantee, made for the Sultanate of Oman
    Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, ref. 16220, case no. A162682, manufactured in 1999
    Cal. 3135 nickel-finished lever movement, 31 jewels, the silvered brushed dial with applied baton numerals, luminous accents, luminous hands, national emblem of the Sultanate of Oman surmounted by a crown printed in red to the lower half, sweep centre seconds, magnified window for date, in tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with fluted bezel, the screw back centred by the engraved emblem of Oman surmounted by a crown, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex Jubilee bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Rolex Attestation de Chronomètre Officiel dated 16/5/99 and stamped by Khimji Ramdas, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Furthermore delivered with a green leather presentation box.

    The present watch was made to special order for the Royal household of the Sultanate of Oman and features the national emblem of Oman, the khanjar dagger in a sheath superimposed upon two crossed swords surmounted by a crown to the dial and the case back. Both emblems were added by Khimji's Watches, one of the Sultanate's largest retailers, to whom the watch was originally sold.

    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.