Just Beautiful 1952 Mid-Size Rolex ‘Super’ Oyster Royal Ladies Vintage Watch

The Overview

This is a beautiful example of the ladies Mid-Size Rolex ‘Super’ Oyster Royal dating from 1952. The solid steel case is in excellent condition with only the most minimal signs of wear. The original Rolex signed crisp ivory/cream dial is untouched – we usually refinish dials from this age as they age very badly but this one has aged beautifully. The ivory/cream patina along with the applied gold batons and original hands are perfectly framed by the gleaming steel bezel. The original Rolex signed manual wind movement is again in very good condition and has just been fully serviced by our professional watchmaker. To complete this lovely piece we’ve added a new, high quality, dark brown crocodile skin strap with gold plated Hirsch buckle.

My asking price is below the value for a watch of this condition and rarity, particularly with the continual rise in value of vintage watches of this high quality. In view of the high grade Swiss movement, I will include a three month written guarantee on the movement, which is long enough for you to assess the working order.

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The Case

The solid steel case is in excellent condition with only the most minimal signs of wear. The case measures just over 30 mm across, excluding the original and extremely rare Rolex SUper Oyster signed winding crown and 38 mm long including the lugs. The inside case is signed ‘Rolex Geneva Swiss Patented’, ‘Stainless Steel’ and the case number is ‘6144’.

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The Dial

The original Rolex signed crisp ivory/cream dial is untouched – we usually refinish dials from this age as they age very badly but this one has aged beautifully. The ivory/cream patina along with the applied gold batons and original hands are perfectly framed by the gleaming steel bezel. The dial is signed ‘Rolex Oyster Royal’, ‘Shock Resisting’ and ‘Swiss’.

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The Movement

The original Rolex signed manual wind movement is again in very good condition and has just been fully serviced by our professional watchmaker. The movement is signed ‘Rolex’, ’15 Rubis’ and ‘Swiss Made’.

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The Strap

To complete this lovely piece we’ve added a new, high quality, dark brown crocodile skin strap with gold plated Hirsch buckle.

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Couriering and Pre-Delivery Inspection

We use the Royal Mail’s Guaranteed next day service for UK sales and DHL for all overseas shipping. All our watches are fully serviced, but prior to couriering each one will undergo a 3 day pre-delivery check to ensure the watch is in perfect condition.

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Service, Repair and Refurbishment

Our association with the best of the industry allows us to offer a limited number quality servicing and repair for most of the famous Swiss brands; such as Rolex, Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin and Cartier, as well as Omega, Longines, Jaeger LeCoultre, Breitling, IWC, Breguet, and a wide range of complications.

In collaboration with our watchmaker, we offer the following services:

Watch Repairs

Watch Servicing

Watch Restoration

Case Refinishing

Case Repair and Complete Restoration

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The Conclusion

This is a rare and highly collectable vintage watch from one of horology’s most famous names and will, if history is any judge, provide an excellent financial investment as well as a possession to treasure and enjoy. We will provide an insurance valuation in excess of our asking price. Please appreciate the difficulty of photographing this piece, it looks even better in real life. Subject to your location we’ll happily show the watch. Please ring our office if you have any questions: Chris 07917 100927

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