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    Rolex, Rare Gold Monopulsante Chronograph, Ref. 2021, circa 1930's
    Case: 39 mm, 18k yellow gold, hinged case back, signed "Rolex 27 Records Universels Geneve-Suisse", single olive-shaped push button, 13372
    Dial: original silver dial, outer red telemeter scale, inner red tachymeter scale, black Arabic numerals, all original blued steel hands, Breguet moon hour and minute hands
    Movement: Rolex signed manual wind 17 rubies nickel movement, Cal. 14''', lever escapement
    Band: leather, plated buckle
    Signed: Rolex on the case and movement

    Reference 2021 is one of Rolex's earliest chronograph models, first launched in the 1920s, featuring a hinged caseback and an olive-shaped chronograph pusher. It is impressive in size at 39 mm diameter and has a rare original dial with red telemeter and tachymeter scales and original blued steel hands.




    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Rare Gold Monopulsante Chronograph, Ref. 2021, circa 1930's
    Dial: original silver dial, outer red telemeter scale, inner red tachymeter scale, black Arabic numerals
    Hands: all original blued steel hands, Breguet moon hour and minute hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case: #13372
    Case Info: hinged case back, signed "Rolex 27 Records Universels Geneve-Suisse", single olive-shaped push button
    Case Width: 39 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex signed manual wind 17 rubies nickel movement, Cal. 14''', lever escapement
    Band: leather, plated buckle
    Condition: This timepiece presents in excellent, all original condition. Some wear to the push button and the dial shows even light patina with fading to the markings on the lower third. The movement runs and functions as it should but servicing is recommended on all lots and timekeeping accuracy is not guaranteed
    *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
    June, 2021
    1st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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