1st May, 2024 13:45

Luxury & Historical Watches

  Lot 803


the round dial with Arabic hour markers, 29mm case, on a stainless steel bracelet, in box and papers


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, 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.


Sold for £850
Estimated at £700 - £1,000

Condition Report

The watch is on a later replacement Rolex stainless steel bracelet though the lot comes with the original bracelet and Rolex box, and with Montres Rolex correspondence relating to the bracelet upgrade in 1968. The original glass replaced by Rolex in around 1988.

Please note that this watch has not been opened for inspection. Unable to remove caseback and fully remove the bracelet.
MOVEMENT: Not ticking at present.
WEAR: Well worn.
DIAL: Discoloration and marks visible.
CRYSTAL/ACRYLIC: Fair condition.
CROWN: Intact.

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