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    Rolex, Rare Ref. 6263, Stainless Steel Oyster Cosmograph, 'Big Red', Circa 1978
    Case: Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, screw down buttons and Triplock winding crown, tachometer graduation on the bezel to 200 units per hour, hesalyte crystal.
    Dial: Bicolor black and white with applied steel baton indexes and luminous dots, outer 1/5th seconds track, subsidiary guilloché dials for the seconds, the 12-hour and 30-minute registers. Luminous steel baton hands.
    Movement: Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with Microstella regulating screws, adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.
    Band: stainless steel Rolex Oyster folded bracelet Ref. 7835, 13 links
    Signed: All singed Rolex


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Rare Ref. 6263, Stainless Steel Oyster Cosmograph, 'Big Red', Circa 1978
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, movement, bracelet
    Model: Ref. 6263
    Dial: matte black with applied 18k WG baton markers
    Hands: luminous baton
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case #: #5528048
    Case Info: Three body case with screw down caseback and chronograph pushers
    Case Width: 37mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Cal. 727, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance with Microstella regulating screws, adjusted to 3 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.
    Band: 7835 folded oyster link bracelet, 13 links, with 19mm end links
    Circa: 1978
    Condition: Case is in good vintage condition, Dial in overall very good condition with slight age related markings to the white sub dials. Bezel has been replaced with a Ref 6265 steel example. Lower pusher a later Rolex service replacement. Case back stamped CRS stands case maker Charles-René Spielmann. Movement is very good and running as it should, may require service at the buyer's discretion. Folded oyster 13 link bracelet is and in very good condition.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    24th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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