Lot 734
  • 734


5,000 - 7,000 USD
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  • Rolex
  • stainless steel, pink gold
  • diameter 32 mm, bracelet circumference approximately 208 mm
• automatic nickel lever movement • black dial, painted Arabic numerals, pink gold baton hands, center seconds, outer minute divisions • stainless steel case, pink gold bezel and hooded lugs, screw down crown and solid case back • case, dial, and movement signed • with a pink gold and stainless steel bracelet and folding clasp


The movement is running at time of cataloguing, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement. Case in overall fair vintage condition with wear, scuffing, and signs of polish consistent with use and age. Some darker markings and areas of oxidation at the lower right lug meeting the pink gold bezel. Some very small indentations to the right side bezel. Light scuffs throughout. Bracelet with heavier wear and scuffing from use. Bracelet is not signed. Case and bracelet may benefit from cleaning overall. Solid case back inscribed R.K.B. Dial in poor condition with heavy oxidation and some color loss. Oxidation and loss to the luminescent hands and indexes. Movement in very good condition with light signs of wear and slight tarnish from age.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."