14 November 2016
The Property of an Important European Private Collector
This lot is offered without a reserve
Rolex. A fine and attractive stainless steel and 18K gold, diamond and sapphire-set automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date, bracelet and original Guarantee
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 1000ft=300m, ref. 16613, case no. E524471, circa 1990
MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 3135, 31 jewels
DIAL: champagne brushed dial, diamond-set dot and sapphire-set baton and dagger numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, magnified window for date
CASE: stainless steel and 18K gold, 18K gold revolving bezel calibrated to 60 units, stainless steel screw back, 18K gold screw down crown, 40 mm. diam.
SIGNED: case, dial and movement
BRACELET/CLASP: stainless steel and 18K gold Rolex Oyster bracelet, overall lenght approximately 180 mm., 220 mm. when fully extended
ACCOMPANIED BY: Rolex punched Guarantee dated April 1991 and stamped multiple times by Astrua, Torino.
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The present Submariner wristwatch is distinguished by its rare "diamond and sapphire indexes" dial variation and the close to new condition, still retaining its green sticker on the case back. Consigned by the original owner, the collectability of this watch is further amplified by the fact that it was retailed by the renowned jeweller Astrua in Turin.
This lot is offered without reserve.On lots marked with an + in the catalogue, VAT will be charged at 8% on both the premium as well as the hammer price.
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