Description

    Rolex Very Fine & Rare Ref. 6234 "Pre-Daytona" Antimagnetic Oyster Chronograph, circa 1950's
    Case: No. 425553, stainless steel, screw back, 36 mm, round push buttons, screw down crown
    Dial: silver, steel bullet markers, steel baton hands, blue outer telemeter divisions, thirty minute register, 12 hour register, constant seconds at nine, center flyback sweep
    Movement: caliber 72, manual wind, adjusted three positions, 17 jewels, self compensating balance, shock absorber
    Band: steel, with deployant clasp
    Signed: fully signed Rolex

    Note: This lot includes the original 1958 Rolex price list pamphlet and an interesting 40 page booklet showing Rolex "Gentlemen's Watches" of the period. The watch has never been offered at auction before - now consigned by the original owner.




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rolex Very Fine & Rare Ref. 6234 "Pre-Daytona" Antimagnetic Oyster Chronograph, circa 1950's
    Dial: silver, black and blue outer divisions
    Hands; steel batons
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case No: 425553
    Case Info: three body, screw back
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: caliber 72, manual, 17 jewels, adjusted three positions
    Band: steel, deployant clasp
    Circa: 1950's
    Condition: movement is very good, case is good, steel cap on the lower push button is missing, band is good, dial with patina an spotting, spotting to the hands


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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