New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1999
ROLEX. A SILVER RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH SUBSIDIARY SECONDS
signed rolex and r.w.c. ltd., model prince chronometer Brancard, ref. 971u, circa 1932
With nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, bi-metallic balance, metal dust cover, the black dial with raised arabic numerals, large subsidiary seconds, the rectangular case with flared sides and snap on back, case, dail and movement signed.
Formerly in the collection of Hans Ravenborg. Sold Christie's London, September 30, 1997, lot 309.
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The word "Brancard" means stretcher in French.
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