Lot #3230 – Rolex Precision Watch 2621 18k White Gold

Estimate: $1,000.00 – $1,500.00

Unusual vintage ladies 18k white gold Rolex Precision wristwatch, ref #2621.  Rolex silver tapestry style dial with applied bar hour markers.  Fancy Rolex case with matching tapestry style bezel and lugs.  Swiss made, mechanical manual wind movement.  The inside of the case back is stamped 76, MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA SWITZERLAND, 18K 0.750, 2621.  Faint hallmark on the side case exterior near the crown.  Comes on a generic leather strap with a generic tang buckle.  Approximate diameter is 15mm and approximately 22mm from top lug to bottom lug.

The dial and hour markers have patina which can be expected due to age.  On the exterior of the case back, the Rolex coronet crown is somewhat faint due to polishing.  The case serial number is no longer visible.  The watch has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age.  Overall condition is good.  Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy.  An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.

In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, founded their company Wilsdorf & Davis Ltd.  In 1908, they registered Rolex and became Rolex Watch Co Ltd in 1915.  After moving their headquarters to Geneva, Switzerland, the company name was changed to Montres Rolex S.A. in 1920.  Rolex introduced the first waterproof Rolex Oyster in 1926.  The following year, Mercedes Gleitze swam for 10 hours across the English Channel wearing a Rolex Oyster.  Rolex invented the first self-winding automatic movement with rotor in 1931.  Rolex watches became popular in the fields of aviation, motor racing, sports, and expeditions.  Some notable models are the Rolex Datejust, the Rolex Explorer, the Rolex Submariner, the Rolex GMT-Master, the Rolex Day-Date (aka “President”), the Rolex Milgauss, the Rolex Lady Datejust, the Rolex Deep Sea Special, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, the Rolex Sea-Dweller, the Rolex Explorer II, the Rolex Sea-Dweller 4000, the Rolex Pearlmaster (aka “Masterpiece”), the Rolex Yacht-Master, the Rolex Yacht-Master II, the Rolex Deepsea, the Rolex Sky-Dweller, the Rolex Air-King, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual, and the Rolex Cellini.

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Description

Brand:  Rolex
Model:  Precision
Reference:  #2621
Diameter:  15mm
Dial Color:  Silver
Case Material:  18k White gold
Bezel Material:  18k White gold
Case Back:  Solid
Movement:  Manual wind
Functions:  Hours, minutes
Band:  Generic leather strap with generic tang buckle
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

Brand

Rolex