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    Rolex Ref. 2508 Very Fine & Rare Pink Gold Antimagnetic Chronograph Formerly In The Mondani Collection, circa 1939
    Case: No. 47969, three body, 36 mm, 18k pink gold, snap back, polished flat bezel, rectangular push buttons, concave lugs
    Dial: matte silver with applied gilt indexes and Arabic numerals, inner minute and seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the thirty minute register, outer tachometer and telemeter graduations, gold baton hands
    Movement: 13 lignes, rhodium finish, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance with Breguet spring
    Band: crocodile with 18k Rolex buckle
    Signed: all signed Rolex

    Note: The ref. 2508 was first issued with a 37 mm case with olive form pushers. It was then revised with a 36 mm case with rectangular pushers. The present example was last sold at auction in 2006 as part of the important Mondani collection of rare Rolex watches. This watch is illustrated in "Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches", by Osvaldo Patrizzi, 2001 Edition, p. 394.




    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Ref. 2508 Very Fine & Rare Pink Gold Antimagnetic Chronograph Formerly In The Mondani Collection
    Dial: matte silver, gilt indexes and numerals
    Hands; gold baton hands
    Metal: 18k pink gold
    Case No: 47969
    Case Info: three body, snap back
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 13 lignes, rhodium finish, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance with Breguet spring
    Band: crocodile, 18k Rolex buckle
    Circa: 1939
    Condition: movement is good and running, dial is good, case is good
    *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
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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