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DescriptionRolex, 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.
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 Info: hinged case back, signed "Rolex 27 Records Universels Geneve-Suisse", single olive-shaped push button
Case Width: 39 mm
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
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