Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 86
Ref. 1655, Steve McQueen Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual Date, Explorer II, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," Ref. 1655. Made in 1977. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with date, special 24-hour bezel, large orange arrow 24-hour hand and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet Ref. 78360. Accompanied by a fitted box, 2 spare links and a service guarantee from Rolex, Japan dated November 25th, 2008.
C. Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated 24-hour bezel, screwed-down case back and protected crown, crystal with cyclops lens. D. Black with luminous baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track, aperture for the date. Luminous white baton hands, large luminous arrow to indicate the diurnal and nocturnal hours on the 24-hour graduated bezel. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 5 positions and temperature, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 39 mm. Thickness 14 mm.
Estimate: 6,000 USD - 8,000 USD
Estimate: 6,000 CHF - 8,000 CHF
Estimate: 4,000 EUR - 5,500 EUR
Grading system

C 3-12 D 2-20-01 M 3* AA
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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
09-12-2009
Sold including buyer's premium:
15,000 USD