8 December 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
Rolex. A stainless steel and gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 1000ft=300m, Ref. 16800, circa 1986
With nickel-finished lever movement, 27 jewels, the blue dial with luminous triangular, dot and baton indexes, luminous Mercedes-style hands, sweep center seconds, magnified date aperture, the stainless steel tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with revolving gold bezel calibrated for 60 units, stainless steel screw back and gold screw down crown, together with a stainless steel and gold Rolex Oyster bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
40 mm. diam.
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