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    Rolex, Vintage Oyster Perpetual Datejust with "Pie Pan" Dial and "Roulette" Date Wheel, Stainless and White Gold, Ref. 6605, Circa 1956
    Case: 36 mm, stainless steel and white gold, three body, with white gold fluted bezel, and screw-down crown and back, stamped IV.56, No. 241947
    Dial: silver sunburst, with sunken "pie pan" outer minute track, five-minute luminous dots, stainless baton markers, and date aperture; stainless dauphine hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, and stainless sword sweep seconds hand
    Movement: Rolex caliber 1065 automatic, 25 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with "butterfly" rotor and rhodium finish, No. N711960
    Band: stainless steel Jubilee bracelet, 18 links, approximately 6 7/8 inches maximum length, including watch, stamped 55 on end links, 1-57 on clasp, and signed Rolex
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp

    This relatively early Datejust features the highly desirable "pie pan" dial with sunken minute track, and "roulette" date wheel with alternating red and black numerals.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Vintage Oyster Perpetual Datejust with "Pie Pan" Dial and "Roulette" Date Wheel, Stainless and White Gold, Ref. 6605, Circa 1956
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp
    Model: Datejust, Ref. 6605
    Dial: silver sunburst, with sunken "pie pan" outer minute track, five-minute luminous dots, stainless baton markers, and date aperture
    Hands: stainless dauphine hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, and stainless sword sweep seconds hand
    Metal: stainless steel and white gold
    Case: #241947
    Case Info: three body, with white gold fluted bezel, and screw-down crown and back, stamped IV.56
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 1065 automatic, 25 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with "butterfly" rotor and rhodium finish, No. N711960
    Band: stainless steel Jubilee bracelet, 18 links, approximately 6 7/8 inches maximum length, including watch, stamped 55 on end links, 1-57 on clasp, and signed Rolex
    Circa: 1956
    Condition: Very good dial, showing light patina at edges of minute track. Good case, with crisp bezel; crown locks down, but threads are worn. Fair bracelet, with notable stretch. Running, with all functions working, but 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".

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    June, 2019
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