29 May 2017
ROLEX. A RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP SECONDS AND WHITE HONEYCOMB DIAL
SIGNED ROLEX, OYSTER PERPETUAL, TURN-O-GRAPH, REF. 6202, CASE NO. 950'074, CIRCA 1953
MOVEMENT: Automatic, Cal. A260, 18 jewels
DIAL: White honeycomb, applied dart numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds
CASE: Stainless steel, revolving engine-turned gold bezel calibrated for 60 units, screw back inner case stamped IV.53 and 18, gilt screw down crown, 35.5 mm. diam.
BRACELET/BUCKLE: Stainless steel and gold Rolex rivet bracelet with clasp stamped 4 and 56, end links stamped 64, overall length approximately 168 mm.
ACCOMPANIED BY: Rolex box.
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The present watch is a rare example of the celebrated "Turn-O-Graph" reference 6202 model, fitted with the much less common white honeycomb dial and stands out by its honest overall condition.
Please note that the present lot accompanied by undated Rolex guarantee and chronometer certificate. 請留意，此件拍品附此枚錶附勞力士未標明日期的保證書及精密時計證書。
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