THIS IS A RARE & STUNNING GENTS VINTAGE 1966 ROLEX OYSTER PREPETUAL AIR-KING-DATE PRECISION WITH THE "EXPLORER" TYPE DIAL. This is an amazing example of the Rolex Oyster, Ref.This Rolex Air-King-Date is a collector's dream and it would be hard to find another this good. It has the rare and highly desirable "Explorer" type dial configuration. The steel case and bezel are in excellent condition. The original dial is in gorgeous (unrestored) condition. The dial has raised steel batons with 6/9 numerals at the quarters & steel hands. It still retains its original box and also a Rolex service guarantee from 1997.
The very high grade 26 jewels automatic movement has been fully serviced by our watchmaker. To complete this fantastic piece, we've put it on a new super high quality Hirsch strap and stainless steel buckle. The stainless-steel case and bezel are in amazing condition with extremely light wear. The case measures 34mm across without the Rolex oyster screw-down crown and 41mm long including the lugs.
Inside the case back all the marks are correct as expected: Montres Rolex S. A Geneva Switzerland, patented stainless steel, 1500 and dated lll. 66 so from the 3rd quarter of 1966. The original (unrestored) off white dial is in beautiful condition and with its Explorer type dial configuration this Rolex watch oozes 1960s style and elegance.
The dial is signed: Rolex Oyster-Perpetual, Air-King-Date, Precision, Swiss. The high grade automatic 26 jewels caliber 1520 movement is in very good condition and has been fully serviced. The calibre 1520 movement is considered accurate, reliable and strong. The movement is signed'Rolex Geneva Swiss','26 Fine Rubies', and 1520 what is the calibre number.The movement has been fully serviced by our watchmaker. To finish this beautiful watch off, it comes on a new, very high quality Hirsch strap and stainless steel buckle.
Like most vintage wristwatches what are over 60 years old, the original certificate has been lost or discarded over the years. But this watch dose have its original box and Rolex service guarantee from 1997. This watch, the reference numbers, markings, signatures and hallmarks are all correct, dating the watch to circa 1966. We provide a lifetime guarantee on the authenticity and provenance of all the watches we sell.This Rolex wristwatch is not only a stunning timepiece what you will get immense pleasure in wearing but also a great investment piece and heirloom and something that will appreciate in value. With over 25 years experience in collecting and trading in wristwatches our knowledge and understanding is one of the best you will find. Our excellent feedback shows that not only do we sell the very best watches what we source from around the world but we also offer a first-class customer service. For all sales outside the U. Please note to all non U. All sales outside of the U.
All items will be fully declared and fully insured. The item "A RARE & STUNNING VINTAGE 1966 ROLEX AIR-KING DATE EXPLORER DIAL BOX SERVICE HIS" is in sale since Monday, August 2, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "finevintagewristwatches" and is located in Brighton. This item can be shipped worldwide.