12 November 2007
Rolex. An unusual 18K white gold hexagonal wristwatch with bracelet, made for the Sultanate of Oman
Signed Rolex, Geneve, King Midas model, ref. 4342, no. 3303, case no. 4278249, manufactured in 1980
Cal. 651 nickel-finished lever movement, 19 jewels, the silvered brushed dial with applied baton numerals to 3, 6 and 9 o'clock, the national emblem of the Sultanate of Oman printed in red to the lower half, in hexagonal brushed case with snap on back, heavy 18K white gold Rolex King Midas bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
29 mm. wide
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The present watch was made to special order for the Royal household of the Sultanate of Oman and features the national emblem of Oman, the khanjar dagger in a sheath superimposed upon two crossed swords surmounted by a crown on the dial.
Prospective buyers should be aware that the importation of Rolex watches into the United States is highly restricted. Rolex watches may not be shipped into the USA and can only be imported personally. Generally a buyer may import only one watch into the USA. For further information please contact our specialists in charge of the sale. Please note other countries may have comparable import restrictions for luxury watches.
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