Description: • cal. 727 manual winding movement, 17 jewels • silvered sunburst dial, applied faceted baton indexes with luminescent dots, Obélisque hands, black steel chronograph hand, black engine turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minute, and 12 hour registers, outer minute divisions • stainless steel
Oyster case, black acrylic bezel calibrated for 200 units, screw down crown, pushers, and solid case back •
case, dial, and movement signed • with a stainless steel
Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding clasp
Dimensions: diameter 37 mm, bracelet circumference approximately 170 mm
Condition Report: CASE Serial numbers between the lugs are clearly delineated. Case in overall extremely attractive with some light wear. Lower left lug hole with some small scuffs. Lower right lug band with scuffs and superficial scratches. Some light normal wear to the tip of the upper lugs. Backs of lugs with normal scratches from use.Original bezel insert with a scratch between 50 and 55. Some additional light wear. Pushers original. Case back with light scuffs and wear. Crystal glazing with some scuffs, esp the lower half. Bracelet with equivalent wear. Clasp with some heavier scuffing and surface marks. DIAL Dial overall very attractive with some light debris and markings just under the coronet under close observation. Dial is even and bright. Dial and hands relumed. Chronograph hand with material inconsistency - perhaps arrow and length painted. Some light debris throughout. MOVEMENT: Chronograph function working properly. The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."