Rolex Oyster Quartz Day-Date with a solid 18ct gold 36mm case, fitted to the unique oyster quartz brushed and polished 18ct gold bracelet. Champagne dial with gold baton hour markers, gold fluted bezel. The Rolex Oyster Quartz is now certainly one of the most desirable quartz watches ever made. With a distinctive retro 70′s style it is thought that fewer than 25,000 watches were ever made and the Day-Date being the rarer of the Oyster quartz models is one of the most limited ranges in Rolex’s production history! Our piece comes complete with all original box and Papers booklet, wallet, both swing tags including the original serial'd swing tag and an abundance service history from Rolex with the last service being completed in September 2014. Supplied new in May 1984
Rolex Submariner date Steel & 18ct gold bi-metal 4omm stainless steel case, solid 18ct yellow gold bezel, black insert, original matte black Swiss T<25 dial with sapphire crystal glass. Fitted to a 18ct yellow gold and stainless steel oyster bracelet with double folding clasp. The bi-metal submariner has got to be one of Rolex’s most iconic sports watches. Ever since the discontinuation of this watch the prices have climbed and are continuing to do so! This pristine example was UK supplied new in 1987 & comes with all boxes & papers, booklets, swing tags, serial swing tag and two official Rolex service documents, the last being 2011. This watch even has the original purchase receipt when it was purchased new at Zales jewellers for just £2070!
Rolex Oyster Perpetual vintage Air-King 5500 with the very rare "Herringbone Sector" Dial. 34mm stainless steel case, smooth bezel and ridiculously rare herringbone dial which features a ridge / grooved 3D dial with raised dagger head hour markers, 3,6, 9 Arabic numerals. Original sword shaped hands and steel blue'd seconds hand. Rolex Air-King 5500’s were made for over 35 years however in the first few years they were made with many unique and rare dial configurations until they were set to standard uniformed dials in the early 1960s. Our dial is arguably one of the rarest of the bunch with none on the market today with few known to existence. The 5500's were produced with the 1520 / 1530 calibre movement, our watch is powered by the calibre 1530 movement. Our immaculate and original example was manufactured in 1958. 374*** serial.
Vintage Omega Jumbo dress watch with a larger 37mm solid 18ct rose gold case. Ivory dial with rose gold batons with Arabic 12 and small seconds positioned at the 6 o clock position. Fitted to a black strap with a gold Omega buckle This watch is in beautiful, original condition and is particularly rare to come across a vintage dress watch in this era with such a large case size.
Vintage Rolex Datejust 16030 with a 36mm stainless steel case. Pure white dial with stainless steel hands, applied baton hour markers with the date displayed at the 3 o clock position, engine turned bezel. Fitted to a Stainless steel Jubilee bracelet with polished centre links and brushed outer links with double folding clasp. Powered by an automatic movement. Our example is in as new condition having just returned from a full service and refurb. Our pristine example was produced in 1986 with 895*** serial number. (WATCH ONLY!)
Vintage Rolex Explorer I with a 36mm stainless steel case, smooth stainless steel bezel, original gloss dial featuring tritium 3, 6, 9, hour markers and matching hands. This very rare gilt dial also features "Rolex" script and outside track all printed in gold. Fitted to its original stainless steel Oyster bracelet with double folding clasp. Our totally original example is absolutely stunning condition with fantastic investment potential!
Our Ref: 1660
Rolex Oyster Perpetual vintage Air-King 5500 with the very rare Arabic / 3,6,9 Dial. The very early Air King 5500’s had this rare dial variation with both Arabic 3,6,9 numerals and dagger/arrow head hour markers. Our watch features the much rarer "sword shaped hands" with blue steeled hands. It also featured a metal ‘Rolex’ Crown rather than being printed. Rolex Air-King 5500’s were made for over 35 years with the 1520 / 1530 calibre movement. During the period of production it is believed that there was importation laws that would restrict how many jewels could be fitted to some of the movements thus becoming quite rare and collectable. Powered by the older style 1530 movement with the Butterly rotor. Our immaculate and original example was manufactured in 1957 but not sold until 1959 with 374852 serial number. Astonishingly our beautiful watch still has its ORIGINAL box and papers with the papers indicating the watch was supplied new at Watches Of Switzerland (Birmingham, UK) on 12/9/1959. Please note the first digit is "8" on the papers which is possibly an error on the date of sale.
Our Ref: 1658
Vintage Rolex Precision with a 18ct Gold 34mm case with a smooth 18ct yellow gold bezel. Ivory white dial with gold raised Arabic numerals, gold hands with blue steel second hand. Fitted to a brown leather strap and gold Rolex buckle. Powered by a 1210 manual wind movement. This watch is in incredible, original condition and certainly one of a small handful available with all original box and papers and booklets! UK supplied new in 28/11/1957.
Our Ref: 1659
Vintage 1973 Enicar Sherpa Super Dive. 144 35 02. With the larger 40mm stainless steel case, plexiglass glass. Original dial with roulette date wheel at 3 o'clock original hands followed by black and orange checkerboard GMT hand. 24 hour inner bezel with legible black and white Arabic numerals. Original Sherpa 600 sea pearl emblem embossed on the case back, Enicar anti-slip dual crowns. This rare watch is powered by an automatic AR 1125 movement. This rare model was not used just for diving, its 24 hour timezone enabled it to be a perfects pilot watch as aviation soon soared in the late 1960s and early 1970s. amazingly our one owner example still comes complete with all of its original box, papers and booklet. UK Supplied in 1973.
Our Ref: 1661
Rolex Oyster Perpetual vintage Air-King 5500 with the very rare Arabic / 3,6,9 Dial. The very early Air King 5500’s had this rare dial variation with both Arabic 3,6,9 numerals and dagger/arrow head hour markers, It also featured a metal ‘Rolex’ Crown rather than being printed. Rolex Air-King 5500’s were made for over 35 years with the 1520 / 1530 calibre movement. During the period of production it is believed that there was importation laws that would restrict how many jewels could be fitted to some of the movements thus becoming quite rare and collectable. Our imaculate example was manufactured in 1964 with serial 995--- and has just returned from an official Rolex service centre. As worn by the Famous Hollywood actor, Ryan Gosling...
Our Ref : 1654
Rolex Oysterdate precision with a 34mm stainless steel case. Sunburst silver dial with oversized baton hour markers at 6 and 9. Plexi glass cyclops lens displaying the the date at 3 O’clock. Polished smooth bezel and fitted with a Steel Oyster bracelet. This Vintage Rolex has a manual winding movement and doesn’t show ‘Perpetual’ on the dial like it does on Rolex’s automatic models. A absolutely stunning example of the oyster precision watch also a very safe investment! Supplied new in 1980, 643**** serial no.
Our Ref: 1649
Rolex Vintage Submariner "Transitional" 16800. 40mm stainless steel case, original matte grey Swiss T25 dial with original bezel insert with creamy pearl and rare sapphire crystal glass. Fitted to a 78360 stainless steel bracelet with an additional nato (James Bond) strap with a stainless steel buckle. The Rolex 16800 was the very first sports watch to feature the scratch proof sapphire crystal glass nicknamed "transitional" whilst still sporting the vintage looking matte Swiss T25 dial. This dial was then changed to white gold indices in 1983. The 16800 is a true milestone watch in Rolex's history and is a must have piece for any collector especially with these models being particularly hard to find in such original condition! This transitional model only had a very short production run of 1979 - 1983.
Our Ref: 1567