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Rolex 18kt Gold Semi-bubble Back "Ovetonne" Reference 6075 Wristwatch and Papers

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$20,910$17,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Rolex 18kt Gold Semi-bubble Back "Ovetonne" Reference 6075 Wristwatch and Papers, c. 1953, serial no. 714490, ivory dial with applied gold indices, red date wheel, fixed fluted bezel, signed crown, automatic movement marked "G13214," dia. 36 mm.

Provenance: By descent from the original owner.

Note: The Ovetonne was one of the first "Datejust" offered by Rolex in the early 1950s. The "Super Oyster" crown was an attempt to produce a non-screw-down waterproof crown.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

currently setting, winding and running, original crown, dial markings appears to be redone,


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Keywords

Automatic watch, Brands, Clocks, Rolex, Rolex Datejust, Rolex Oysterquartz, Rolex watches, Watches