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    Sale 7652

    Exploration and Travel

    25 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Michael Phelps Ward, CBE, MD, FRCS (1925-2005)

    A Rolex Oyster Perpetual wristwatch, presented to Michael Ward by the manufacturers

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    Michael Phelps Ward, CBE, MD, FRCS (1925-2005)
    A Rolex Oyster Perpetual wristwatch, presented to Michael Ward by the manufacturers
    Rolex Stainless Steel Self-winding signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual, Ref 501B, 'H7' etched on back of case, circa 1953, the cream dial with applied baton numerals, dauphine hands and sweep centre seconds in tonneau shaped water resistant type case with screw back and srew down crown, stainless steel bracelet, engraved 'EVEREST 1953 DR. M. WARD' on the case
    diameter 33mm.


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    Provenance

    Michael Phelps Ward, CBE, MD, FRCS.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this watch is reference 6098 and the case number is 916482.