3 December 2008,
Price realised HKD 30,000
Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 28,000
ROLEX, "EXPLORER" REF. 1016
STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC BRACELET WATCH
CASE 2168761, MANUFACTURED IN 1967
Calibre 1570, 26 jewels, matte black dial with luminescent tritium numerals and hour markers, sweep centre seconds, three-part case, polished and satined, plastic crystal, screw-down case back, Twinlock crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet (ref. 78360), case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 36 mm.
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