29 November 2007
ROLEX. AN 18K PINK GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS AND HONEYCOMB TEXTURED DIAL
SIGNED ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL, "BOMBÉ", MOVEMENT NO. 01798, CASE NO. 792366, REF. 6090, CIRCA 1950
Cal. 645 nickel-finished lever movement, 20 jewels, mono-metallic balance timed in 6 positions, the cream honeycomb textured dial with applied pink gold faceted dagger numerals and luminous dot accents, outer 1/5th minute track, pink gold dauphine hands, in distinctive tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type "bombé" case with screw down crown and screw back, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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