12 May 2014
Rolex. An attractive 18K pink gold automatic wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, case no. 319'931, ref. 6605, circa 1955
Cal. 1065 automatic movement, 25 jewels, silvered dial with applied faceted dagger numerals with luminous accents, sweep centre seconds, magnified window for date, circular water-resistant-type case with fluted bezel, screw back and screw down crown, 18K pink gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet and deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
34.5 mm. diam.
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The present watch is distinguished by its very good overall original condition, freshness to the market, red and black date indication and period Rolex bracelet.
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.
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