Exclusive Timepieces 17 October 2021 | Monaco
It is with great pleasure that we present you our new catalogue of fall 2021. A wonderful journey through the world of watch collecting.
10:30 AM CEST – lots 100 to 169
2:30 PM CEST – lots 170 to 288
268 Rolex Catching and Extremely Rare “Ovettone” Automatic Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 6105, With Gilt Black Diamond Dial and Gold Bracelet
Estimate: € 50,000 – 100,000
Sold € 273,000
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Case N°: 837232
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Rolex launched the Datejust in 1945 and is one of the most iconic watches ever produced by the Rolex brand. The reason why it has been called Datejust is pretty logical since this model has the capability to show “just” the date at the stroke of midnight. The present example is a distinguished specimen of Datejust reference 6105, the larger case embodiment of the Bubble Back model in production between 1951 and 1953. Its two-body case with screw down back is in full yellow gold and preserved in astonishing conditions considering its age. Supplied with a yellow gold jubilee bracelet, it is also equipped with one of the most rare and sought after dials ever produced by Rolex: an intact black gilt surface with applied yellow gold faceted dart indexes and 6 round brilliants that confer to the whole watch an even more sophisticated taste. Kept in a private collection for many years it represents an almost unique opportunity to purchase one of the rarest vintage Datejust ever produced.