Rolex. An extremely rare stainless steel manual wind triple calendar chronograph bracelet watch  Jean Claude Killy, Ref: 6036, Circa 1953

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Lot 139
Rolex. An extremely rare stainless steel manual wind triple calendar chronograph bracelet watch
Jean Claude Killy, Ref: 6036, Circa 1953

Sold for £ 90,000 (US$ 110,095) inc. premium
Rolex. An extremely rare stainless steel manual wind triple calendar chronograph bracelet watch
Model: Jean Claude Killy
Reference: 6036
Date: Circa 1953
Movement: 17-jewel Valjoux Cal.72C manual wind, column wheel chronograph
Dial: Silvered, applied square hour markers, Arabic numeral 12, black outer 1/5th second divisions, blue outer calendar markers, day and month apertures below 12, subsidiary dials at 3, 6 and 9 for seconds, 30 minute and 12 hour recording, polished baton hands with luminous inserts, centre chronograph hand, arrow tipped calendar hand
Case: Brushed and polished tonneau form, screw down back, screw down crown flanked by twin buttons, quick set buttons at 9 and 10, No.944***
Strap/Bracelet: Brushed 78350 Oyster link
Buckle/Clasp: Signed folding clasp
Signed: Case, dial & movement
Size: 36mm

Footnotes

  • The Datacompax, popularised by the Olympic gold medallist 'Jean Claude Killy', is one of the most famous of early Rolex chronographs and was available in four references - 4767, 5036, 6036 and 6236. The current lot is reference 6036, possibly the most well known of these watches.
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