Rolex

Ref. 1490

Summary

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    1111
  • Lot number 
    72
  • Location

Description

ROLEX REF. 1490 PRINCE STEEL & YELLOW GOLD
Rolex, "Prince," case No. 17649, Ref. 1490. Made circa 1930.
Very fine and very rare, rectangular, flared and curved, stainless
steel and yellow gold Art Deco wristwatch with a stainless steel
Rolex buckle.
Two-body, bi-color, solid, polished and brushed, yellow gold
flared sides, recessed winding crown, snap-on case back.
Matte black with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minute
track, subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel baton hands.
Cal. 7 ½''', tonneau-shaped, Ultra Prima, rhodium-plated, 17
jewels, lateral lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted
to 6 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index
regulator.