Exclusive Timepieces 17 October 2021 | Monaco

Auction Details

It is with great pleasure that we present you our new catalogue of fall 2021. A wonderful journey through the world of watch collecting.

Morning Session:
10:30 AM CEST – lots 100 to 169
Afternoon Session:
2:30 PM CEST – lots 170 to 288

207 Rolex Extremely Attractive Datejust Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 6305, With Double “Datejust” Designation and Retailed by Serpico y Laino

Estimate: € 12,000 –⁠ 24,000

Sold € 36,400

Lot Description

Model: Datejust
Reference: 6305
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Year: 1954
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: A.296
Case N°: 997961
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual, Datejust, Official Certified Chronometer, the present watch is a truly remarkable example of reference 6305 for a watch lover. Preserved in spectacular condition, the exquisiteness of this Rolex Datejust is quite remarkable: exemplary in perfect state of conservation of the reference 6305 produced by the brand with the crown only from 1953 to 1956, there are many precious details to be noted of this lot. First of all the beauty of the three body case in yellow gold and its jubilee bracelet. Secondly, this early Datejust was retailed by the jeweler Serpico y Laino. In business since 1925 and based in Caracas, Venezuela, the famous shop has had the privilege of stamping their name on vintage Rolex watches. Further peculiarity, the dial It has taken on a light layer of patina over time, which gives the watch so much charm and charisma. The red Datejust accents and date wheel are characteristic of Datejusts from the 1950s and are correct for the serial number. The main rarity it’s the double “Datejust” signature, the first one logically located at 12 o ‘clock, while the second and unusual one had been previously printed between the “Official Certified Chronometer” designation. Truly special and almost never seen before, this very lot is an absolute rarity and exceptional piece for every collection.