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Lot 313

Rolex. A stainless steel automatic bracelet watchExplorer, Ref 5500, Serial number 1738287,...

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Lot 313

Rolex. A stainless steel automatic bracelet watch
Explorer, Ref 5500, Serial number 1738287,...

Starting Bid: £2,800

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

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Lot 313


Rolex. A stainless steel automatic bracelet watch
Explorer, Ref 5500, Serial number 1738287, Circa 1967
17-jewel Cal.1530 automatic movement, adjusted to 2 positions, black gloss dial with luminous baton hour markers, Arabic quarters, white minute divisions, Mercedes hands with luminous inserts, centre seconds, brushed and polished tonneau form cased with screw down back and crown, fitted folded link bracelet with B stamped (1977) and signed folding clasp, case, dial  and movement signed
34mm diameter 

Please note that Roseberys do not guarantee working order or time keeping of any automatic, mechanical, quartz or other timepiece

The case is worn and loved as expected for a watch of this period, and is quite dirty. The clasp is also stretched and dirty as to be expected. 
Lume has aged fairly evenly, the hands have possibly had new infill .
Dial appears glossy without crackling, the crystal is very scuffed.
Watch running when wound but cannot be guaranteed.





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