New York, Park Avenue
15 April 1999
ROLEX. AN 18K GOLD TRIPLE CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOONPHASE
signed rolex, perpetual chronometer, ref. 8171, circa 1949
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the silvered matte dial with applied arabic and dagger numerals, subsidiary seconds combined with phases of the moon, windows for day and month, outer calibrated date ring, the circular case with calendar correctors in the band, downturned lugs and snap on back, case, dial and movement signed.
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The model 8171, in 18K yellow gold, was produced in 1,000 examples between 1949 and 1952.
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