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Lot 757 (The Rolex Auction, 24th September 2019)

A GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX AIR KING WATCH

Sold for £1,200


Condition report

In worn condition, scratches all over case and bracelet consistent with age and use
Dial discoloured
Glass with scratches
Requires cleaning
Heavy wear to strap
Not ticking at present
Hands can be set
Rotor not moving freely

 

GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL AIR KING STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
c.1958 from serial number, model no. 5500, serial no.369178 both from case edge, the round white dial with applied bevelled arrow hour markers, outer seconds track in black, lume dauphine hands, black centre seconds hand, 34mm case, with 5500 11.1958 to the caseback interior, on a stainless steel bracelet strap, not Rolex, lacking box and papers

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