18 March 1998
Rolex. A stainless steel self-winding water resistant wristwatch
Signed Rolex, model Oyster Perpetual Chronometer Bombé, model No. 5018, case No. 642236, 1950s
The nickel plated self-winding chronometer movement numbered N87117, the white dial with raised gilt baton numerals, gilt hands and sweep centre seconds, the steel two piece case with faceted lugs, screw down Rolex Oyster winder and screwed back, case, dial and movement signed
40 x 33 mm.
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Often incorrectly called Bombay, bombé refers to the semi-domed back.
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