Lot 755 (The Watches Auction, 15th January 2019)
Sold for £900
In working condition at the present time; ticking.
In generally worn condition.
Dial slightly marked.
All hands intact.
Lume cracked on the hour hand.
All hands showing rust spots.
Generic bracelet scratched and discoloured.
Clasp in working order.
Unable to remove caseback.
GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX OYSTER-PERPETUAL STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
1940s, the round silver coloured dial with luminous Arabic numerals, outer seconds track in black, lume hands, 32mm bubbleback case, on a later generic bi colour stainless steel bracelet strap, lacking box and papers
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