Lot 960
  • 960


20,000 - 30,000 USD
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  • Rolex
  • stainless steel
  • diameter 36 mm, bracelet circumference approximately 182 mm
• cal. 727 manual winding movement, 17 jewels • matte black dial, white gold applied faceted baton indexes with luminescent dots, white gold Obélisque hands, silvered engine turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour registers, outer minute and 1/5 seconds divisions • stainless steel Oyster case, bezel with tachometer scale calibrated for 200 units, screw down crown, chronograph pushers and solid case back • case, dial, and movement signed • with stainless steel Rolex Oyster 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 condition with signs of polishing throughout, wear and markings consistent with age and use. Lugs and bezel with more significant signs of polishing. Upper left lug with some nicks and scuffing. Crystal with heavy scuffing and scratches. Dial in excellent vintage condition with light wear. Some light debris to the subsidiary dials. Light oxidation to the lumed areas, lume dots have been reapplied. Case back and back of lugs with wear and light markings. Bracelet with equivalent wear. Chronograph function working properly, Movement in good condition.
"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."

Catalogue Note

The present reference 6265 has a well preserved, evenly aged dial with light wear to the subdials. It is further complemented by white gold hands and indexes, symbolized by the 'sigma' notation outside the 'T SWISS T' designation.