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    Rolex, 18k YG Ref. 1675, GMT-Master, From The Private Collection Of Hollywood Actor James "Jimmy" Darren, circa 1972
    Case: 40 mm, 18k yellow gold, three body, screw back, rotating bronze colored bezel, No. 3662220
    Dial: Gloss brown with gilt script, luminous gold baton, circle and triangle "nipple" markers, luminous gold skeleton hands and 24 hour pointer, gold lettering, date aperture at three
    Movement: Rolex Cal. 1570, rhodium finish, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: Rolex signed 18k YG Jubilee, hidden clasp
    Signed: Rolex signed dial, movement, case, bracelet


    This 18k YG Rolex Ref: 1675 comes from the personal collection of Hollywood actor Jimmy Darren, who was the original purchaser. The timepiece is accompanied by its original internal box and provenance letter from Mr. Darren.

    Actor, Director and Singer James Darren was a student of NYC acting coach Stella Adler before making his name in the 1950's in a series of teenage-themed films. As a heartthrob and teen-idol, he excelled in pictures like Gidget (1959) and Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961) before moving to more serious roles in the like of "The Guns of Navarone" (1961). He complemented his acting career in the early to mid-1960's as a singer, with several hits, including "Goodbye Cruel World" and "Her Royal Majesty" becoming one of Frank Sinatra's best friends along the way. star of a number of well known TV series including, "The Time Tunnel" in the 60's and T.J. Hooker in the 80's, Melrose Place in the 90's as well as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.



    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rolex, 18k YG Ref. 1675, GMT-Master, From The Private Collection Of Hollywood Actor James "Jimmy" Darren, circa 1972
    Signed: Rolex signed dial, movement, case, bracelet
    Model: Ref: 1675
    Dial: Gloss brown, with gold applied nipple index
    Hands; Luminous skeleton
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 3662220
    Case Info: Three body, screw back, rotating bezel
    Case Width: 40 mm
    Crystal: Acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex Cal. 1570, rhodium finish, 26 jewels, adjusted five positions and temperature, monometallic balance, shock absorber
    Band: Rolex signed 18k YG Jubilee, hidden clasp
    Circa: 1972
    Condition: Case is in very good condition with light wear on lugs. Original gilt luminous nipple dial is superb, as are the hands. Bezel insert is in excellent condition. Bracelet is very good, with very little stretch. Movement runs and operates as expected. Service is recommended


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