16 May 2001
Rolex. A stainless steel and gold self-winding waterproof wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, date and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date model, Ref. 6517, circa 1980
With nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the gilt brushed dial with applied baton numerals and centred by a later added multi-coloured Mickey Mouse, sweep centre seconds, magnified window for date, the stainless steel tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with fluted gold bezel, stainless steel screw back and gold screw down crown, together with a stainless steel and gold Rolex Jubilée bracelet, original fitted presentation box, case, dial and movement signed
25 mm. diam.
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