29 October 1996,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 11,500
USD 6,000 - USD 7,000
ROLEX. A STAINLESS STEEL WATERPROOF CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH
signed rolex, oyster chronograph, circa 1955
With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic balance, the black matt dial with applied dagger numerals, three subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, outer tachmeter and telemeter rings, the tonneau water-resistant-type case with screw down crown and screw back, case, dial and movement signed.
36 mm. diam.
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