Lot 216
  • 216


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  • Rolex
Dial: silveredCalibre: cal. 722 manual winding, 17 jewelsCase: stainless steel, screw-down crown and backCase number: 1'695'276Closure: stainless steel Rolex buckleDimensions: 36mmSigned: case, dial and movement Accessories: none


For a similar examples of stainless steel Daytona reference 6239 and 6262 with pulsations scales, please see Pucci Papaleo, Cronografi Rolex - La Leggenda, p.322-325 and Pucci Papaleo, The Ultimate Rolex Daytona, p.204-207 and 288-291.


MVT: running at the time of cataloguing. Chronograph functioning, reset pusher is a little stubborn. CASE: with signs of wear. The case with signs of light polishing, some soft indentations to the edges of the lugs. Under side of lugs exhibiting wear from a bracelet. Some light surface scratches visible under magnification to the polished surfaces such as the band. Some light wear and surface scratches to the case back. some light scratches to the bezel, and signs of light polishing. The numerals black, but some definition has been lost. DIAL: some light spotting throughout. Minor scratches beside and beneath the 30 minute register. Lume plot lost at 3 with some loss at 8. The watch has not been tested to determine the accuracy of its timekeeping. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and that a service may be required at the buyer's discretion.
"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."