Rolex Precision 9K, Beautiful Sculpted Lugs, 1950 – Sold 25/04/14

£1,900

100% Genuine & All Original

Genuine Rolex Precision 9K 1950

Fully Restored, Serviced and Guaranteed

Beautiful Dennison for Rolex Case with Sculpted Lugs

9K Solid Gold Mid-Size Case, 31mm not inc the Rolex Crown

High Grade 15 Jewels Cal.710 Hand Wind Movement in Sparkling Condition!

Superbly Restored Cream White Dial with ‘1 – 11 & Gold Crown′ & Centre Seconds,

Case & Case-Back All in Absolutely Top Grade & Simply Stunning Condition

This Movement is offered with a 12 months Written Warranty*

This Watch is offered with the Rolex Presentation Box Shown*

New ‘Croc’ Dark Chestnut Brown Leather Strap with Rolex Gold Plated Buckle

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Description

Here we have the most elegant 9ct Rolex Precision dress watch from 1950 with the classical gold numerals over silver-white dial. Note the watch is of a mid size for the period at 31mm diameter not including the crown.

The high grade 15 jewels movement has been fully overhauled and serviced and is running strongly and accurately. To finish the watch we have added a new, very high quality black ‘croc’ leather strap. This 1950 watch was made shortly after the introduction of the new Rolex Shock-Resisting movement as promoted on the dial.

The Dial

This is the classic gold over silver white early 1950′s ‘1-11′ classical dial with the Rolex crown at 12 o’clock and is signed ROLEX and Shock-Resisting. This is the original dial which has been freshly restored which has been completed to the very highest standard. The dial is very clear and easy to read in low light. The lens is very clean and unmarked. It is a beautifully understated and elegant dial in the imperial style with blued steel hands and looks just fabulous.

The Case

The professionally polished solid 9ct gold case is in excellent condition and has only minimal signs of wear – the press fit flat case-back clicks into place very satisfyingly and has never been inscribed. The case measures just over 31mm in diameter, excluding the Rolex crown and 38mm, including the lugs. The case was made in England by Dennison for Rolex. The inside of the case-back is signed A.L.D. for Dennison and Made in England for Rolex with the Dennison case reference 12857 and the correct 9ct gold hallmarks and the Rolex serial number 624634 dating the watch to 1950.

The Movement

The original high grade Cal.710 ’15 Rubis’ Rolex signed, hand wound movement is in spectacularly good condition being completely untarnished and obviously well cared for. This movement has just been serviced by our Master Watchmaker and it winds, sets and runs beautifully. It is twice signed ‘ROLEX’ and ‘SWISS MADE’ and carries the reference number 30275. These movements are very accurate, strong and reliable and seem to last forever! It is keeping excellent time and with regular servicing, say every 3 to 4 years we would fully expect this movement to run reliably for many years to come!

The Strap & Buckle

A new high quality, new brown ‘croc’ leather strap is fitted to the watch with a gold plated Rolex buckle.

Box and Papers

Although there are no original papers with the watch, the numbers and markings are all correct, dating it to c1950 and a detailed written receipt, with warranty and a separate insurance valuation for replacement value will be provided at the time of sale. The Rolex presentation box shown in the photographs will be included in the sale if the list price is paid.

In Conclusion

This is a highly attractive and 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.

*Please note a full 12 months warranty on this watch is only applicable if the list price is paid. We may be able offer a reduction in the price if the 12 months warranty is not required.

*The Rolex presentation box is offered with this watch provided the list price is paid.

We are happy to accept Paypal as this is the quickest method of payment. However we can offer you a 3% discount if you pay by bank transfer or cheque.

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

For more information please call 0207 727 7095 or text Alan on 07515949250 or +44 7515949250 if calling from overseas.

We are able to take part exchanges.

Please see our other vintage gold watches.