Sun, 20th Sep 2020 14:30

The Watches Auction

 
  Lot 752
 

A GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL EXPLORER SUPER PRECISION STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH

Sold for £4,000


Condition report

Last serviced 2014.
In generally worn condition.
Case scratched.
Acrylic scratched.
Small paint mark on dial between 9 and 10.
Nu,bers have been repainted - bleeding around edges.
All hands intact.
Crown unwinds and screws down nicely.
Pins stick out from the case.
Significant stretch to the bracelet.
Clasp in working order.

 

GENTLEMAN'S ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL EXPLORER SUPER PRECISION STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
model number 5500, serial number 1215053, the round black dial with Arabic 3, 6 and 9, baton hour markers all in white, outer seconds track in white, lume filled Mercedes hands, centre seconds hand with lume plot, 34mm case, on a stainless steel Oyster bracelet strap, with a signed Rolex clasp, with service guarantee dated 2014, lacking original papers, with service papers dated 2014, in service pouch and box

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.