Rare Watches, Magnificent Jewels & Objets de Vertu
14 January 2019 | Monaco | Lot 20
Rolex Submariner, ref. 16613, steel & gold, sapphire and diamond index dial, accompanied with Rolex guarantee, published in Patrizzi book, former property of Mondani collection
Estimate € 9,000 – 12,000
Material: Stainless steel/Yellow-Gold 18K
Reference N°: 16613
Year: Circa 1988/89
Case N°: R976740
Caliber: 3135 automatic
Bracelet: Rolex Oyster, stainless steel/ yellow-gold 18k bracelet
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement and bracelet
Accessories: Accompanied by its original guarantee
Literature: This watch is illustrated in “Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches” book by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Edition 2001, p. 311
This very attractive and fashion example of Rolex Submariner steel & gold have a lovely satin gilded dial with eight brilliant cut diamonds, one triangular shape blue sapphire at 12 and two baguettes shape blue sapphire markers at 6 & 9. This dial was a Rolex special order with an additional cost of approx. CHF 1.750 in 1986. The overall excellent condition of this watch is further enhanced by the fact it still retains the original Rolex case back sticker. This watch is illustrated in “Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches” book by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Éditions 2001, p. 311, this example comes from the famous Mondani collection of wristwatches. This sublime example offers a good value and appeals for collectors of young timer sports watches.
Montre Rolex, modèle Submariner, en or jaune et acier, réf. 16613. Cadran doré satiné, indexes diamants et saphirs. Cet exemplaire accompagné de son certificat Rolex est illustré dans le livre « Rolex, Collecting Wristwatches », d’Osvaldo Patrizzi, Éditions 2001, p. 311 et a appartenu à la collection Mondani.