Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.

Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271

167 Rolex Very Fascinating and Fine, Oyster Bombay, Perpetual Automatic Wristwatch in Steel, With Silver Red “Officially” Dial, Reference 6090

Estimate: € 2,000 –⁠ 4,000

Sold € 7,800

Model: Bombay
Reference: 6090
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1950
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: A.260
Case N°: 710691
Dimensions: 33 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement

This model is nowadays very difficult to find and the present lot is very rare to find by its special configurations of the dial. Affectionately nicknamed “Bombay” French for “domed” by collectors due to its curvaceous, sculpted lugs, this watch is a very attractive example of a reference 6090 Oyster Perpetual. The dial has aged heavenly is still maintaining clear texts with applied steel dagger hour markers and Dauphin hands. It is important to underline the write “OFFICIALLY” is written in red, not commonly seen on this type of Oyster model. The case is perfect well preserved maintaining sharp edges and right proportions. The steel bezel is the perfect frame for an absolutely astonishing dial. With the typical Oyster case to prevent the water entering in the movement, this watch represents an unusual, rare and striking alternative to classic Oyster models.