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    Rolex, Very Rare Ref. 6205 Small Crown "Submariner", Stainless Steel, Circa 1954
    Case: 37 mm, stainless steel, three body case with screw down caseback, and rotating time elapse bezel, No. 21243
    Dial: Matte black dial with radium hour markers, gilt minute track and script, luminous gilt hands with gilt lollipop tip hand
    Movement: Rolex Cal A260, "selfwinder", nickel-finished,18 jewels, No. F97044
    Band: presented on leather, and comes with 77 date code Rolex US made oyster rivet stretch
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement

    This timepiece has been consigned by the godson of the original owner and purchaser. It was given to him in 1963, where it has been in safe keeping and now offered for the first time. It is accompanied by a later '77 date code rivet stretch Rolex oyster bracelet, that replaced the original


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Very Rare Ref. 6205 Small Crown "Submariner", Stainless Steel, Circa 1954
    Signed: Rolex on case, dial, movement
    Model: Ref. 6205
    Dial: Matte black dial with radium hour markers, gilt minute track and script
    Hands: luminous gilt hands with gilt lollipop tip hand
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #No. 21243
    Case Info: three body case with screw down caseback, and rotating time elapse bezel
    Case Width: 37 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex Cal A260, "selfwinder", nickel-finished,18 jewels, No. F97044
    Band: presented on leather, and comes with 77 date code Rolex US made oyster rivet stretch
    Circa: 1954
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in very good preserved condition. The case retains well defined lug chamfers with visibly seen wear on case sides and top of lugs. Original rare bezel insert, with no hash marks, has aged to a purple/blue tone, and the pearl is missing at the 12 triangle. The original matte gilt dial is excellent with all lume intact. The original straight gilt hands and very rare lollipop tipped gilt second hand retains its lume and in excellent preserved condition. Movement runs and sets as it should. Service is recommended for daily use and timekeeping accuracy
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