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    Rolex, Firefly Ref: 3121, Steel and Gold Oyster, "Cali Dial", Circa 1942
    Case: 28mm, stainless steel and gold, three body, screw down caseback, No. 246687
    Dial: aged gloss black with luminous Arabic and Roman number hour markers, gilt script
    Movement: Rolex manual wind calibre, Chronometer, super balance, 17 jewels, No. 13498
    Band: leather
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, movement


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Firefly Ref: 3121, Steel and Gold Oyster, "Cali Dial", Circa 1942
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, movement
    Model: Firefly Ref: 3121
    Dial: aged gloss black with luminous Arabic and Roman number hour markers, gilt script
    Hands: luminous skeleton
    Metal: stainless steel and gold
    Case #: 246687
    Case Info: three body, screw down caseback
    Case Width: 28mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex manual wind calibre, Chronometer, super balance, 17 jewels, No. 13498
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1942
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in very good condition. sharp case lines with no signs of heavy wear. Caseback shows two indentations along coin edge. Dial is in very good condition with consistent ageing. Gilt hands are in good condition with appearance of re-lume. Movement runs and operates as it should. Service is recommended
    *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
    October, 2018
    24th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
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