14 June 1999
ROLEX. A RARE RECTANGULAR PLATINUM PRINCE WRISTWATCH WITH SUBSIDIARY SECONDS
signed rolex, prince, ref. 971, circa 1920
With nickel-finished lever movement, 15 jewels, mono-metallic balance, the silvered matte dial with arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, the unusual rectangular case with raised bezel and lugs, snap-on back, together with a Rolex platinum buckle, case, dial and movement signed.
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A similar watch is illustrated in Rolex Wristwatches by O. Patrizzi, p. 135.
The watch case is sterling silver, not platinum.
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