• Important Watches, including A auction at Christies

    Sale 1391

    Important Watches, including A Gentleman's Pursuit for Excellence, Part I

    12 November 2012, Geneva

  • Lot 99

    Rolex. A group of one stainless steel and pink gold wristwatch and one 18K gold pocket watch

    SIGNED ROLEX, THE FIRST CASE NO. 414179, INSIDE CASE NO. 3372, THE SECOND SIGNED CELLINI, REF. 3787, CASE NO. R322.664, INSIDE CASE NO. 32, MANUFACTURED IN 1945 AND 1987

    Price Realised  

    Rolex. A group of one stainless steel and pink gold wristwatch and one 18K gold pocket watch
    Signed Rolex, the first case no. 414179, inside case no. 3372, the second signed Cellini, ref. 3787, case no. R322.664, inside case no. 32, manufactured in 1945 and 1987
    The first with automatic jeweled movement, pink dial, luminous Arabic, dagger, and baton numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, pink gold bezel with engraved hour markers, stainless steel water-resistant-type tonneau-shaped case, screwed bubble back, screw down crown, stainless steel Rolex buckle; the second with mechanical jeweled movement, textured white mother-of-pearl dial, applied Arabic numerals, 18K gold circular case, snap on case back, cases, dials, and movements signed
    30 mm. diam., 44 mm. diam. (2)


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