Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic bracelet watch Submariner, Ref:6204, Serial No.988***, Circa 1954
Lot 224
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic bracelet watch
Submariner, Ref:6204, Serial No.988***, Circa 1954
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 38,231) inc. premium
Lot Details
Rolex. A fine and rare stainless steel automatic bracelet watch
Submariner, Ref:6204, Serial No.988***, Circa 1954
Jewelled Cal.A-260 automatic movement numbered 30886, matt black dial with luminous dot hour markers, gilt pencil hands with luminous inserts, sweep centre seconds hand with lollipop tip, polished tonneau shaped case with screw down back and Oyster crown, calibrated uni-directional rotating bezel with black insert, fitted rivetted Oyster bracelet stamped 75 with Rolex deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
37mm.

Footnotes

  • The reference 6204 was presented at the Basel Fair in 1954.

    This model bears many of the known Submariner characteristics but the most obvious difference is the straight hour hand whereas later models were fitted with the so-called Mercedes hand.

    Reference 6204 is illustrated and described in Rolex Submariner by Guido Mondani - Lele Ravagnani, pp.22 - 23 and pp.70 - 73.
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