Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 269
Ref. 6238, Pre-Daytona, Black Dial Rolex, “Chronograph,” Ref. 6238. Made in the 1960s. Extremely fine and rare, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with round button chronograph, registers, tachometer, black dial and a stainless steel riveted Rolex Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp. Accompanied by a Bucherer Geneva, service invoice dated September 1, 2008.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, polished inclined bezel. D. Black with applied steel faceted baton indexes and luminous dots, subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers, outer 1/5th seconds track and tachometer scale to 1000 UPH. Luminous steel baton hands. M. Cal. 72B, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 14 mm.
Estimate: 40,000 USD - 60,000 USD
Estimate: 31,000 EUR - 47,000 EUR
Estimate: 47,000 CHF - 70,000 CHF
Grading system

C 3 D 3-17-01 M 3 AAA
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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
05-03-2009
Sold including buyer's premium:
54,000 USD