8 December 2003
Rolex. A rare 18K gold hinged wristwatch with two-tone sector dial
Signed Rolex, Extra-Precision, circa 1935
With nickel-finished Extra Prima lever movement, 17 jewels, the silvered two-tone sector dial with baton indexes, blued steel hands, engine-turned subsidiary seconds, the circular case with hinged back, downturned lugs, case, dial and movement signed
29 mm. diam.
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Rolex wristwatches with hinged cases and original two-tone sector dials from this era rarely appear at auction.
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