Another incredible auction for Rolex. In the recent “Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces” at Antiquorum which ended on March 16, 2014, The Vintage Rolex Big Crown Submariner Ref# 6200 from 1954 sold for 183,750 CHF which is an estimated $210,000!
This ref #6200 is even more rare and in demand than its highly coveted counterparts references 5510 and 6538.
What makes this Big Crown Rolex Submariner so special is that the dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 38 mm, it has an Explorer dial, 8mm crown, luminous yellow skeleton hands. M. Cal. A 296, rhodium-plated, 19 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring and steel rivited oyster bracelet.
This watch commanded almost 3 times the original $75,000 estimate. This just continues to prove that no matter what, Rolex is the ultimate watch to own, especially vintage if you have the means to do so!
Estimate: 50,000 CHF – 70,000 CHF
Estimate: 415,000 HKD – 580,000 HKD
Estimate: 54,000 USD – 75,000 USD