Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Rolex Ref. 554 Vintage Gold Wristwatch, 27 mm, circa 1930
    Case: 18k yellow gold, unusual two body case marked "Patent Applied For, R.W.C. Ltd", 33 mm x 27 mm
    Dial: ivory colored, guilloche, painted black Arabic numerals, sub seconds, black minute track, Breguet moon hands
    Movement: Rolex "Extra Prima", 15 jewels, timed six positions for all climates, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance
    Signed: triple signed Rolex


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex Ref. 554 Vintage Gold Wristwatch, 27 mm, circa 1930
    Dial: off white, guilloche, black Arabic numerals
    Hands; Breguet moon hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 38793
    Case Info: two body, patent applied for
    Case Length: 33 mm
    Case Width: 27 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex "Extra Prima", 15 jewels, timed six positions for all climates, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1930
    Condition: movement is very good and running, case is very good, dial is good, refreshed
    *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".

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 696

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2014 September 23 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction
    2014 September 23 Luxury Accessories Signature Auction
    REALIZED $2,303,258
    2014 September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction
    2014 September 22 Fine Jewelry Signature Auction
    REALIZED $1,970,300
    2018 October 1 Autumn Fine Jewelry Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    2018 October 1 Autumn Fine Jewelry Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED $4,175,711