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    Rolex Exceptionally Rare Ref. 6101 With Green Enamel Dial, circa 1951
    Case: No. 746236, 18k yellow gold, screw back, bezel with reeded pattern and hour bars, original Super-Oyster crown, 34 mm
    Dial: translucent emerald green with gold lettering, applied faceted gold rectangle and baton indexes, outer edge with gold dot minute markers, yellow gold Dauphine hands
    Movement: perpetual chronometer, straight line lever escapement, rhodium finish, 20 jewels, adjusted to six positions, super balance, self compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator
    Band: light brown alligator, plated buckle
    Signed: triple signed Rolex, dial is signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Officially Certified Chronometer, lot includes the original box

    Note: This watch is extremely rare and collectible. Choice examples of the green enamel dial 6101 are rarely offered for public sale. In addition this watch has the original "Super Oyster" crown which was designed by Rolex to be a waterproof crown which did not need to be screwed down to the case rim. The Super Oyster crown was used for only a very few years and most produced were ultimately replace with the screw down crown versions when they were serviced.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Exceptionally Rare Ref. 6101 With Green Enamel Dial
    Dial: green enamel, gold indexes
    Hands; gold Dauphine
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 746236
    Case Info: screw back, reeded bezel, screw back
    Case Width: 34 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: perpetual chronometer, rhodium plated, 20 jewels, 9 3/4 lignes, straight line lever escapement, super balance adjusted to 6 positions, self compensating Breguet spring, index regulator
    Band: light brown alligator, plated buckle
    Circa: 1951
    Condition: movement and case are very good, dial is very good with original patina, some lightening to the gold letters
    *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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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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