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Lot 753 (The Rolex Auction, 24th September 2019)

A GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD WATCH

Sold for £7,000


Condition report

Very good condition overall
General wear consistent with age and use, light scratches and small nicks
Requires cleaning
Crystal good, requires cleaning
Ticking at present
Hands can be set
Date can be set
Wear to strap consistent with age and use, small scratches
Bracelet clasp working
Inner box very good
Outer box with wear, damage to corners consistent with use

 

GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD OYSTER PERPETUAL DAY-DATE AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
c.1989 from serial number, model no. 18238, serial no. L744565 both from case edge, the round gold coloured dial with applied gold baton hour markers, date aperture at 3, railroad outer seconds track in black with Roman numerals, gold pencil hands with lume inserts, centre seconds hand, fluted bezel to the 36mm case, screw down crown with coronet, on a president bracelet strap with a signed Rolex concealed clasp numbered 8385, 138.9g gross, in box, with outer box, with swing tag, with papers, with leather bound notebook and additional insert

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.