• Important Watches auction at Christies

    Sale 2735

    Important Watches

    2 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2677

    ROLEX, REF. 2508

    PINK GOLD MANUALLY-WOUND ANTIMAGNETIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH PINK DIAL

    RETAILED BY ASTRUA, CASE 37168, CIRCA 1935

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    ROLEX, REF. 2508

    PINK GOLD MANUALLY-WOUND ANTIMAGNETIC CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH WITH PINK DIAL
    RETAILED BY ASTRUA, CASE 37168, CIRCA 1935

    Calibre 14''', 17 jewels, bronze satined dial, tachymetric and telemetric scales, small seconds, minute counter, three-part case in 18k pink gold, plastic crystal, snap on case back, olive-shaped pushers, gold-plated Rolex buckle, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    Diameter: 36 mm.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    US$8,000-12,000
    EUR5,800-8,400

    Reference 2508 was introduced into the market in the mid 1930s. The first generation featured oval chronograph buttons, such as the present watch, whereas the second series were fitted with rectangular pushers.
    Different versions of reference 2508 are described and illustrated in I Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, Pucci Papaleo Editore, p. 80-91.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
    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.