|Model:||Oyster Perpetual Honeycomb|
|Material:||18K solid yellow gold|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||36mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||44mm|
Very Rare Rolex Perpetual ref 6098 with a round creamy honeycomb dial. This is what makes the watch so special. Each hour is marked with a yellow gold baton and the Rolex logo at 12 o’clock. At the end of each baton you have a dot. The hands are in yellow gold with Dauphine style. The watch has an indirect second hand with stick design. The crown comes with the Rolex logo. It is a back screw case in solid 18K yellow gold with engraved inside “Rolex Geneva Swiss – Patented – 0.750 – 18K – 6098”. The watch is number between lugs 912 thousand plus. The watch has an automatic movement with Rolex caliber 775. The movement number is 460… and H18… The watch comes with a brown crocodile strap and a gold plated Rolex buckle. The watch comes in a vintage Rolex box.
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf founded in London “ Wilsdorf & Davis” a wholesaler company. The same year, he signed a contract to distribute the Aegler wristwatches brand in UK. In 1908, he creates his own brand called “Rolex” abbreviation of “Rolling Export”. In 1914, Wilsdorf won a class “A” rating certificate from the Kew observatory in England. In 1914, “Les Fils de jean Aegler become Rolex Watch Co. Aegler SA, Manufacture d’Horlogerie”. In 1920, Wilsdorf founded “Montres Rolex SA” in Geneva. In 1926, he patented a watchcase with a screw down crown. In 1927 the “Oyster” was born when Mercedes Gleitze crossed the Channel in 15 hours and 15 minutes. In 1931, came the “Perpetual”, then the “Datejust” in 1945. Since 2000, Rolex makes its own movements and produce over 700,000 watches a year many being iconic like the Daytona, Submariner or the Prince to name a few.
Automatic movement with caliber Rolex 775 from 1950 with 18 jewels and 18,000 bph. The movement number is 460... and H18...
Diameter excluding winding crown: 36mm
Length including lugs: 44mm