5 June 2003
Rolex. A fine and rare 18K gold water-resistant triple calendar chronograph wristwatch with two-tone dial
Signed Rolex, Oyster Chronograph, Antimagnetic, Ref. 6036, circa 1956
With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, the two-tone silvered dial with applied Arabic and circular numerals, gold dauphine hands, outer ring calibrated for date with corresponding blued steel central date hand, apertures for day and month, three engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, the circular water-resistant-type case with screw back, two round calendar correctors and two round chronograph buttons in the band, together with a gilt Rolex buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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Similar examples of this model, reference 6036, are illustrated in The Best of Time - Rolex Wristwatches by James M. Dowling & Jeffrey P. Hess, p. 228; and in Rolex Wristwatches by Osvaldo Patrizzi, p. 187.
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