Rolex Oyster Precision 9ct 1961 35mm – Sorry Sold March 2014


100% Genuine & All Original

Rolex Oyster Precision 9ct Solid Gold

Fully Restored, Serviced and Guaranteed

Superbly Restored Original Gold on White Dial

Large 35mm 9ct Solid Yellow Gold Rolex Swiss Made Case

High Grade, Cal. 1210 Manual Wind Centre Seconds Movement

Perfect, Original Unmarked, Smooth Bezel, Case and Case Back

Provided with New High Quality Brown ‘Croc’ Leather Strap

All in Absolutely First Rate & Simply Stunning Condition

This Watch is offered with 12 months Written Warranty

Also Offered with a Rolex Presentation Case*

VGW Reference:
Price £2,750 Sold


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This is really nice, rare, large sized gents, Rolex Precision dress watch, with a 9ct solid gold Rolex Oyster case manufactured in 1961. The watch has its original high grade Cal.1210 movement which is in superb condition and running strongly and accurately following a recent thorough overhaul and service by our expert watchmaker. Unusually this Rolex Precision has a Rolex Oyster case which is much heavier and stronger than the usual Rolex Precision case. This case has a screw down case-back and screw down Oyster crown. This means the case is much more resistant to water and dust.

The Dial

Beautiful gold Rolex crown at 12 o’clock and gold batons on a silver-white dial with original gold ‘dauphine’ hands and centre seconds hand, all in mint condition. The dial is signed Rolex, Oyster and Precision. The gold crown, hands, batons and outer minutes and seconds track catch the light beautifully against the background of the silver-white dial. This is the original dial which has been expertly restored to the very highest standards.

The Case

This watch has been very well cared for during its past 53 years and the 9ct solid yellow gold case is in excellent condition with no marks dings or scratches visible to the naked eye. It measures a large 35mm in diameter not including the original Rolex crown. This watch has the Rolex Oyster (screw down) crown and screw down case-back which made the watch waterproof when new. Inside the case back are found the model reference number 6427 along with Geneva Swiss 9ct hallmarks along with Rolex signature and R.W.C. Ltd logo. The case has been professionally cleaned inside and out and then very lightly and carefully polished to bring it back to near new condition.

Please note vintage watches should always be kept clean and dry and never considered to be waterproof, no matter what the original specification.

The Movement

The high grade Cal.1210 manual wind movement is incredibly clean and in incredibly good condition. It has just been serviced by our expert watchmaker and is running perfectly. It is signed Rolex SA, Geneva Swiss and Seventeen Jewels and marked 1210. In addition it carries the reference number 16990. 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 quite happily for another 50+ years. We are therefore very confident in offering this watch with a 12 months written warranty*.

*Only included if ‘Buy It Now’ price is paid.

Strap and Buckle

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

Box and Papers

Although there are no original papers with this watch, the numbers and markings on the watch are all correct dating the watch to 1961. A detailed written receipt, with a separate insurance valuation for the replacement value will be provided at the time of sale. The presentation box shown in the accompanying photographs is offered with the sale*.

*Only included if ‘Buy It Now’ price is paid.

In Conclusion

We love to find vintage gold Rolex watches of this quality and condition. This is a very desirable vintage watch from horology’s most famous name, which will provide an excellent financial investment as well as something to treasure and enjoy!

Even though prices have moved forward a little recently, we still feel gold Rolex watches from this period are undervalued. And as each year goes by the world market for vintage Swiss gold watches is growing almost exponentially. So this means prices are highly likely to remain on their steep climb trajectory.

We are happy to accept Paypal as this is the quickest method of payment. And we also welcome payment by bank transfer or cheque.

For more information please call or text Alan on 07515949250 or +44 7515949250 if calling from overseas.

Delivery is free within the UK and we charge only £45 for world-wide delivery by DHL or Fedex.

We are also able to take part exchange watches.

And lastly please take a look at our many other fine Vintage Gold Watches!