Lot 777 (The Watches Auction, 26th February 2019)
Sold for £1,800
Ticking at the present time.
In heavily worn condition.
Case heavily pitted between each set of lugs. Unable to read model/serial numbers.
Signs of corrosion/bubbles to the inner rim between the dial and the case.
All hands and markers intact.
Crown intact; hands and date changing.
Bracelet very dirty.
Clasp in working order.
Caseback has not been removed.
AMENDMENT: Year of purchase is 1976.
GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX AIR KING DATE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
originally purchased 1976 from papers, the round white dial with applied baton hour markers, date aperture at 3, 36mm case, on a stainless steel oyster bracelet strap with foldover clasp, in box, with outer box, with papers
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