Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
LOT 340
“Libertad - Independencia" Rolex, Geneva, “Cellini”, Ref. 3612. Made in 10 pieces in 1971 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Cordoba. Very fine and very rare, extra thin, 18K yellow gold coin wristwatch set into a 50 Peso Mexican gold coin dated 1821 - 1947, with a Rolex buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and hang tag.
C. Three-body, solid, straight lugs, case band engraved: "Libertad - Independencia", the hinged watch within the coin, opening by a push-piece concealed in the band. D. Satiné silver with black painted radial Roman numerals and indexes. Blued steel baton hands. M. Cal. 651, rhodium-plated, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness: 5 mm.
Estimate: 63,000 HKD - 80,000 HKD
Estimate: 8,000 USD - 10,000 USD
Estimate: 6,500 EUR - 8,000 EUR
Grading system

C 2 D 2-01 M 2* AAA
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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces
26-02-2011
Sold including buyer's premium:
400,000 HKD