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    Rolex, "Pre-Daytona" Ref. 6238, Oyster Chronograph, Stainless Steel, Circa 1966
    Case: 36 mm, stainless steel, three body case, with screw down caseback, No. 1205899
    Dial: silver dial with applied hour markers and tritium lume plots. sub dials for running seconds and hour/minute counters, base 1000 measurement scale, luminous baton hour and minute hands
    Movement: Rolex signed Val. 722, manual wind, column wheel actuated chronograph, rhodium finished, 17 jewels
    Band: leather
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, "Pre-Daytona" Ref. 6238, Oyster Chronograph, Stainless Steel, Circa 1966
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement
    Model: Ref. 6238
    Dial: silver dial with applied hour markers and tritium lume plots. subdials for running seconds and hour/minute counters, base 1000 measurement scale
    Hands: luminous baton hour and minute hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #No. 1205899
    Case Info: three body case, with screw down caseback
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex signed Val. 722, manual wind, column wheel actuated chronograph, rhodium finished, 17 jewels
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1966
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in very good condition. the silver dial is in very good preserved condition with all lume plots present, and some evidence of hand drag on sub dials. Case is in very good condition with wear on case sides, but great thickness to lugs. Case back has been signed on periphery with original owners name. Acrylic crystal shows wear with deep scratches. Movement runs and sets as it should. Service is recommended for daily use, and timekeeping accuracy.
    *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".

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    10th Tuesday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    10th Tuesday
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    (Lots 54001-54199) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 (11:00 AM Eastern Time).
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    The Langham New York, Fifth Avenue
    400 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018

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    $18,500
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