SOUGHT AFTER BY COLLECTORS BECAUSE OF ITS QUATREFOIL DESIGN DIAL THIS WRISTWATCH IS IN ABSOLUTELY EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION FOR ITS AGE WHICH IS VERY UNUSUAL FOR A WATCH OF SOME 91 YEARS OLD. THE WATCH IS IN EXCELLENT WORKING ORDER AND HAS BEEN FULLY SERVICED BY A MASTER WATCH MAKER. The OYSTER case to this Rolex Oyster ROLCO wristwatch is in great condition! There is the normal wear to it for its age, a ding at the 12 0clock position on the top of the case and some light polish marks but the case is in very good all round condition even though it is 91 years of age!The Oyster screw down case back and bezel operate well and has no cross threading. It only has light normal wear marks and one shallow ding. The inside of the case back is hallmarked for SOLID 9 CARAT GOLD with Assay hallmarks for Glasgow.
The date letter is a g which dates the watch to 1929. The case back is also numbered 27622714 and has the words.
Stamped onto it as well as the words. ROLEX 20 WORLDS RECORDS GREAT BRITAIN PATENTS.
And then patent numbers etc as well. The case measures approximately 2.9cms (29mm) in width EXCLUDING THE SCREW DOWN CROWN. This is a very rare and excellent original ROLEX Oyster'ROLCO' signed quatrefoil (a design that it split into 4 sections) two tone ORIGINAL dial.
It is fully signed'OYSTER ROLCO' in BLACK original painted lettering which shows light wear in places. The Arabic numerals are excellent. The blued steel hands seem to be the are originals and are in lovely condition. The sub seconds hand is also in excellent condition. The outer'railway' minute track is black painted and in good condition.
Everything about this dial seems original and it is in good original condition showing spotting and some wear across its entirety. The crystal is a brand new replacement and as such is in minty condition giving a great view of this fantastic ORIGINAL ROLEX ROLCO dial. This is an excellent original Rolex cal 59 (fhf 30) or variant of manual wind 15 jeweled Rolex Oyster movement. These movements were not signed on the plates but were always signed'ROLEX GENEVE' under the dial and this one is no exception (see pic of the movement on my watch maker's bench during its full service and strip down).The movement is in very good working order and has been FULLY SERVICED at great personal cost to me by a master watchmaker. The watch winds smoothly and the screw down crown works exactly as it was designed to do. The crown is original, shows a little wear and is signed'Oyster Patent'. The watch is in full working order and keeps time to within approximately 30 secs per day. This fantastic Rolex Oyster wristwatch has been fitted with a lovely new black genuine leather 16mm open ended band.
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Please do not waste anyones time if you are not interested. The item "1929 ANTIQUE VINTAGE V RARE ROLEX ROLCO OYSTER QUATREFOIL DIAL FULLY SERVICED" is in sale since Wednesday, March 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "slake25" and is located in Doncaster. This item can be shipped worldwide.