Rolex "Oyster Perpetual Date Superlative Chronometer officially certified", Movement No. D64656, Case No. 601645, Ref. 1500, Cal. 1570, 35 mm, circa 1961
A gentleman's fine automatic wristwatch with date and an unusual original Rolex box in the form of the Geneva ice hockey stadium as well as autograph pictures - from the property of former East German international ice hockey player and long-time captain of the national team Manfred Buder, awarded at the ice hockey world championship in Geneva in 1961 Case: steel, screw back, screwed "Twinlock" winding crown, engraving: "Coupe Fairplay - Championnat du monde de hockey sur glace - Genève-Lausanne Mars 1961", an original Rolex steel bracelet, which is unfortunately damaged, is also part of the lot. Dial: silvered, applied luminous indexes, centre seconds, date indicator, luminous baton hands. Movm.: rotorwind movement, rhodium-plated, ground, 6 adj., 26 jewels, Glucydur screw balance, shock protection for balance.
Manfred Buder (born March 24, 1936 in Rothwasser, Czechoslovakia) is a former German ice hockey player who played for many years in the East German first league for the club SG Dynamo Weisswasser; he took part in over 202 international games for East Germany. Buder was also inducted into the German Hockey Hall of Fame. He first played striker in the national team and in the 1960s turned defender. In the late 1960s Buder was considered one of the world’s best defenders. Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manfred_Buder, as of 10/05/2015
Estimate 3,000 - 4,000 €
Price Realised 5,000 €
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