Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco

Auction Details

Morning Session:
Lots 1 – 100, starting at 10:30 AM CET
Afternoon Session:
Lots 101 – 264, starting at 2:30 PM CET

Monaco Legend Group is focusing, in this Autumn Auction Catalogue, to offer a variety of beautiful timepieces where the winning point has to be the combination between rarity, quality and price.

126 Rolex Sought-after and Desired Water-resistant Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, Reference 5028, With Red Depth Dial

Estimate: € 6,000 –⁠ 12,000

Sold € 8,060

Lot Description

Model: Oyster Perpetual
Reference: 5028
Case Material: Stainless steel
Bracelet Material: Leather strap
Year: 1958
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 10 1/2
Case N°: 411813
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement

The present watch is not only remarkable through the fact that it has been extremely well preserved to date as regards to its age, but also because its dial is not commonly seen on this type of Oyster model the depth indication on the dial 50m = 165 ft, which is normally associated with tool watches like the well-known Submariner. Moreover, this indication is, furthermore, rare since it has been unscripted with in vivid red. The two bodies, solid, domed polished bezel with curved lugs, screwed down case back and crown are nicely preserved for a watch manufactured in 1958. The dial, in addition to presenting the depth in red, has applied Arabic indexes in yellow gold such as the alpha hands and black outer 5-minute track.