Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18ct Bombé 1954. Sorry sold, in Feb. however we have very similar example which has just arrived 1st March 2015! Please enquire!
100% Genuine & All Original
Fully Restored, Serviced and Guaranteed
A Beautiful Well Cared for and Lightly Used Example
Wonderful 50’s ‘Dauphine’ Hands over a ‘Honeycomb Dial’ – Superbly Restored!
18K Solid Gold Rolex Swiss Hallmarked Case, Size Large 33mm not inc the Rolex Oyster Crown
A High Grade Cal.645 20 Jewels, Automatic Movement Just Serviced in Superb Condition!
Officially Certified Superlative Chronometer Grade, Highly Accurate Movement
18ct Unmarked Smooth Bezel, with Beautiful Sculptured ‘Bombe’ Lugs
All in Absolutely Top Grade & Simply Stunning Condition
Supplied with a New High Quality ‘Croc’ Leather Strap
Fitted with a Rolex 18ct Yellow Gold Buckle
The Watch is provided in the Rolex Presentation Box shown*
The Watch is offered with 12 months Written Warranty*
Vgw ref. R484T
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Here we have a beautiful fully restored Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K Automatic, model ref 6090/2, so-called “Bombay” by collectors, referring to the bombé (sculpted) lugs case. The rare original honeycomb dial has been also been beautifully restored. The high grade Cal.645, Certified Chronometer Grade (highly accurate and highly reliable) automatic movement has been fully restored using only original Rolex parts where necessary.
This original Swiss hallmarked 18K solid gold case, measures 34mm in diameter without the original Rolex Oyster crown. The beautiful ‘Bombe’ design case with sculpted lugs has an unmarked smooth bezel and highly polished full thickness case-back showing it has never been inscribed. In fact all of the case is in immaculate condition having simply been professionally cleaned and carefully polished.
Inside the case-back are two Swiss 18ct hallmarks and 0.0750 18K. Also the beautiful older Rolex scroll GENEVA SWISS ROLEX PATENTED and the model number 6090/6092.
This watch has the original high grade “Officially Certified Chronometer” 20 Jewels, Calibre.645 movement which is highly regarded for being particularly accurate, reliable and strong. The movement is working perfectly following a thorough inspection and service by our watchmaker. It is signed ROLEX PERPETUAL CHRONOMETER and SWISS MADE. The movement carries the correct movement numbers F33069 and 98798. The movement has been calibrated and timed and is running strongly and accurately at ± 10 seconds per day and it is now ready for many more years of reliable service. The watch is offered with twelve months warranty on the movement*. *The 12 months warranty is only applicable if the Buy It Now price is paid.
The Strap and Buckle
The strap fitted is a new very high quality dark brown ‘croc’ leather strap. The strap is fitted with a matching Rolex 18ct yellow gold buckle. Note if a different colour or different style strap is preferred please let us know and we will do our best to oblige one free of charge.
The Box and Papers
Although there are no original papers with this watch, all the numbers and markings on the watch are all correct, dating the watch to 1954. A detailed written receipt, with a 12 months warranty* and a separate insurance valuation for the replacement value will be provided at the time of sale. The Rolex presentation box shown in the photographs is included in the sale.
*Note 12 months warranty is only applicable if the listed price is paid.
This is a superb example the iconic gent’s early 1950s vintage Rolex in 18ct gold and in immaculate condition. It is a completely practical and ready for wear as an everyday watch. And treated carefully it will be an excellent investment or heirloom piece, particularly when kept in such superb condition. And even though vintage gold Rolex prices have risen recently, we still feel good examples such as this are undervalued. As each year goes by and the world market for vintage gold Rolex watches continues to expand, prices are climbing ever higher. So this is a 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!
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If you have any questions please call 020 7727 7095 or 07515 949 250 or +44 7515949250 if calling from overseas.
We are able to accept part exchanges.
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