Description

    Rolex Ref. 1490 Prince Observatory 18k Gold Wristwatch, circa 1930's
    Case: 18k yellow gold, two body, 42 mm x 23 mm, flared sides, curved back, inner Rolex signed patent protective metal cap
    Dial: silver, golden Arabic numerals, blued steel baton hands
    Movement: No. 75558, Rolex Extra Prima, Observatory quality, 15 jewels, timed six positions, lateral lever escapement
    Band: leather
    Signed: triple signed Rolex


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Rolex Ref. 1490 Prince Observatory 18k Gold Wristwatch
    Dial: silver, golden numerals
    Hands; blue batons
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 5306
    Case Info: two body, patent protective inner cap
    Case Length: 42 mm
    Case Width: 23 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 75558, Rolex Extra Prima, Observatory quality, 15 jewels, timed six positions, lateral lever escapement
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1930's
    Condition: movement is very good, running, case is good, dial with toning and patina from age


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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