29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 11,500
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
ROLEX. A STAINLESS STEEL AND 14 CARAT PINK GOLD JUMP HOUR PRINCE WRISTWATCH
signed rolex, prince, circa 1935
With rectangular nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, mono-metallic balance, the silvered matt dial with Roman numerals, window for the hour, subsidiary seconds, the rectangular pink gold case with snap on back, pink gold bezel with stainless steel band and flared sides, case, dial and movement signed.
42 mm. long.
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