|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||34mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||40mm|
Good condition stainless steel Rolex Oyster precision from the 1950’s with round grey dial and silver batons for each hour. The hands are in silver with Losange style and the second indirect hand is black with stick style. The crown is signed Rolex. The watch has a back screwed stainless steel case with engraved inside “Rolex – Geneva Swiss Patented – Stainless Steel – Staybrite – 6282”. The watch comes with manual wind movement with 1210 caliber and 17 jewels. The watch has a stainless steel Rolex strap with double folder clasp with numbers 57 and 1205 (Circa 1954).
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf founded in London “ Wilsdorf & Davis” a wholesaler company. The same year, he signed a contract to distribute the Aegler wristwatches brand in UK. In 1908, he creates his own brand called “Rolex” abbreviation of “Rolling Export”. In 1914, Wilsdorf won a class “A” rating certificate from the Kew observatory in England. In 1914, “Les Fils de jean Aegler become Rolex Watch Co. Aegler SA, Manufacture d’Horlogerie”. In 1920, Wilsdorf founded “Montres Rolex SA” in Geneva. In 1926, he patented a watchcase with a screw down crown. In 1927 the “Oyster” was born when Mercedes Gleitze crossed the Channel in 15 hours and 15 minutes. In 1931, came the “Perpetual”, then the “Datejust” in 1945. Since 2000, Rolex makes its own movements and produce over 700,000 watches a year many being iconic like the Daytona, Submariner or the Prince to name a few.
Manual wind sweep second Rolex movement with caliber 1210 (1954) with 17 jewels, 18,000 A/h and 58 hours of power reserve.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 34mm
Length including lugs: 40mm