Lot 797 (The Watches Auction, 18th December 2018)
Sold for £9,000
In working condition at the present time;ticking.
In generally worn condition.
Slight scratches to case.
Dial in good condition.
Crown intact; hands changing.
Patina to hour markers.
Slight wear to hands. Stem rusted.
Bracelet in good condition; very slightly stretched.
Clasp in working order.
GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL EXPLORER STAINLESS STEEL WRIST WATCH,
160, 8069932 from papers, originally sold 1983, the round black dial with luminous baton hour markers and Arabic 3, 6 and 9, outer seconds track in white, lume hands, 36mm case, on an oyster bracelet strap, with Rolex clasp, in box, with outer box, with swing tags, with papers, receipt and booklets
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