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    Rolex, Ref. 6298 Explorer, 36mm Oyster Perpetual Precision, circa 1953
    Case: 36mm, stainless steel, three body case, with screw down caseback, No. 929,545
    Dial: silver dial with gold applied luminous and non luminous hour markers, luminous gold hands
    Movement: Rolex Cal. 10'''1/2, self winding, nickel finished, lever escapement, No. 52116
    Band: leather
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Ref. 6298 Explorer, 36mm Oyster Perpetual Precision, circa 1953
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement
    Model: Ref. 6298
    Dial: silver dial with gold applied luminous and non luminous hour markers
    Hands: luminous gold hands
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #No. 929,545
    Case Info: three body case, with screw down caseback
    Case Width: 36mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex Cal. 10'''1/2, self winding, nickel finished, lever escapement, No. 52116
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1953
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in very good condition. the case shows signs of polishing, but still retains its unique lug shape with the hard edge of the top meeting the side, with out the faceted edge seen on the sport models. The caseback was personalized in 1954 for an employee presentation of 25 years of service from the former canadian retail giant Metropolitan stores. Surface pitting can be seen on the caseback edge. The explorer signed dial is very good with "radium burn" evident from the hands and lume plots. Lume plots are mostly intact with exception to locations at 1 hour marker. Movement runs and sets as it should. Service is recommended for daily wear and timekeeping
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