• Important Watches including Pr auction at Christies

    Sale 1401

    Important Watches including Property from an Important European Collection

    12 May 2014, Geneva

  • Lot 146

    Rolex. A large, rare and attractive stainless steel wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet

    SIGNED ROLEX, PRECISION, REF. 4368, CASE NO. 288'957, MANUFACTURED IN 1944

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    Rolex. A large, rare and attractive stainless steel wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
    Signed Rolex, Precision, ref. 4368, case no. 288'957, manufactured in 1944
    Mechanical movement, 15 jewels, silver dial, luminous Arabic and baton numerals, luminous hands, outer railway five minutes division, sweep centre seconds, circular case, snap on back, stainless steel Rolex link bracelet and clasp stamped GF for Gay Frères, case, dial and movement signed
    37 mm. diam.


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    With an oversize case of 37 mm. diameter, this reference 4368 is an incredible example of a Rolex stainless steel precision from the 1940s. Kept to simplicity, the dial features easily legible, large luminescent Arabic numerals that are easily legible.

    Overall an impressive example preserved in very good overall condition.

    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.