Rolex Precision 9K, Oversize 34mm ‘Coin Edge’ 1966


100% Genuine & Original

Fully Restored, Serviced and Guaranteed

The Extremely Rare 9K Solid Gold, 34mm Oversize, Coin Edge, Precision!

Superb Creamy White Fully Restored Original Dial with Centre Seconds

High Grade Cal 1215 Hand Wind Movement in Sparkling Condition!

Perfect Unmarked Bezel, Case, Bombay Lugs & Case Back

All in Absolutely Top Grade & Simply Stunning Condition

Supplied with New High Quality ‘Croc’ Leather Strap

This Watch is offered with 12 months Written Warranty*

Provided in a High Quality Hardwood Presentation Case as Shown

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Price £2,750 Sold


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The extremely rare and highly collectable oversize Rolex Precision ‘Coin Edge’ is yet another classic, so stylish 1960’s Rolex which remains elegant and contemporary today. This is a very clean and well cared for example which has undergone some light and sympathetic restoration to bring it back to almost new condition once more.

This watch has the 9K solid gold 34mm diameter case (not including the original Rolex crown), which is in excellent condition. The case is regarded as ‘oversize’ or very large by the standards of the day. It carries its original high grade Cal 1215 hand wind movement with centre seconds hand and classical creamy white original dial which has be expertly refinished.

The Dial

Very fresh, gold Rolex Crown at 12 o’clock, classic 3, 6 & 9 and gold batons on a creamy white dial with outer minutes markers. The original gold ‘stick’ hands and gold needle seconds hand are all excellent. The dial is very easy to read in low light as we have tried to show in some of the photographs. In addition to the Rolex crown, the dial is signed Rolex and Precision. This is the original dial which has been restored to ‘as new condition’ completed to the very highest standard.

The Case

This is the fantastic and extremely rare ‘coin edge’ 9K heavy gold case which is still crisp, sharp and unworn. At 34mm diameter this was definitely a ‘dress to impress’ watch in its day and certainly one of the most expensive Rolex Precisions.

Professionally cleaned and lightly polished the solid 9ct solid yellow gold case is in superb condition. There is little or no evidence of wear and few or no marks visible to the naked eye.

Inside caseback all the markings are correct and as expected : (UK case maker D Shackman & Sons) DS&S (Model No) 25542 with the correct UK double hallmarks for 9ct, .375 gold.

The Movement

Inside the case, the original high grade Cal 1215 Rolex hand wind movement is very clean. It has just been serviced and is running perfectly. It is again correctly signed ‘MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA’, ‘SWISS’, and ‘SEVENTEEN 17 JEWELS’. These movements are very strong and reliable! This particular movement
is in superb condition and with regular servicing, say every 3 to 4 years we would fully expect this watch to run very happily for many years to come!

The Strap & Buckle

A very high quality, new ‘croc’ leather, padded strap is fitted with an aftermarket gold plated Rolex buckle.

The Box and Papers

There are no original papers with this watch. However the numbers and markings on the watch are all correct and date the watch to 1966. A detailed written receipt, with 12 months *warranty, a separate insurance valuation for the replacement value will be provided at the time of sale. The high quality hardwood presentation box, as shown in the photographs is included.

In Conclusion

This rare gentleman’s Rolex Coin Edge Precision in 9ct gold was close to the top of the ‘Precision’ range when new. Few were made making it highly collectable, particularly when found in such good condition.
Even though gold Rolex prices have moved on a little recently, we still feel gold Rolex from this period are undervalued. And as each year goes by the world market for vintage gold watches continues to grow meaning prices climb ever higher.

This, therefore is an extremely desirable and highly collectable vintage gold watch from horology’s most famous name which will provide an excellent financial investment as well as something to treasure and enjoy!

*This watch is offered with 12 months warranty if the list price is paid.

We are happy to accept Paypal as this is the quickest method of payment. However if you wish to pay by UK cheque or by bank transfer we will be pleased to assist you with this.

For more information please call 020 7727 7095 or 07515 949 250 or +44 7515949250 if calling from overseas.

We are able to accept part exchanges.

Please take a look at our other vintage gold watches!