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    Rolex Prince Imperial Ref. 1585 Art Deco Pocket Watch
    Case: signed 'Rolex Prince Imperial", 42 x 37 mm, stainless steel mirror finished back, black enameled bezel and back edge
    Dial: silvered, black Arabic numerals, black minute track, tapered blue baton hands, large subsidiary seconds dial on the lower half
    Movement: rare oval shaped movement with patent cap protecting the escapement, signed "officially tested in eight ways", 17 jewels, "Rolex Observatory" on the crown wheel
    Signed: triple signed Rolex, dial also signed Ghiso

    Note: Ghis├▓ was a high-end jeweler who emigrated from Italy to Buenos Aires where he opened a salon in the 1890's and later, in Paris and New York City.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Prince Imperial Ref. 1585 Art Deco Pocket Watch
    Dial: silver, Arabic, with retailers signature "Ghiso"
    Hands; pointed blued batons
    Metal: stainless steel with black enamel
    Case No: F1873
    Case Info: two body, unique shape
    Case Length: 42 mm
    Case Width: 37 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: rare oval shaped movement with patent cap protecting the escapement, signed "officially tested in eight ways", 17 jewels, "Rolex Observatory" on the crown wheel
    Circa: 1940
    Condition: movement is good and running, dial is good, case is good overall with some nicks on the enamel
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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