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Lot 773 (The Rolex Auction, 24th September 2019)

A GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX 1950S WATCH

Sold for £800


Condition report

In worn condition overall
Scratches to case all over, consistent with age and use
Dial does not sit straight in case, dipped towards lower edge
Dial with discolouration, consistent with age
Hands with patina
Winds and ticks at present
Hands can be set
Lacking box and papers
Scratches to caseback

 

GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX SHOCK RESISTING MANUAL WIND WRIST WATCH,
1950s, signed Rolex movement numbered 89932, the round buff dial with applied Arabic numerals and arrow hour markers, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, dot outer seconds track, lume insert gold sword hands, 34mm case with fluted edge, with personalised inscription to the caseback, with 187299 and 10CT to the caseback interior, on a generic strap, lacking box and papers

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