THIS IS A RARE VINTAGE 1954 GENTS ROLEX "PRE-EXPLORER" OYSTER PERPETUAL SHOCK-RESISTING WRISTWATCH IN STAINLESS STEEL. His is a fantastic untouched example of the Rolex "Pre-Explorer" made in 1954. The Rolex Explorer was first introduced in 1953. Beginning as a prototype designed specifically for professional use. The Rolex Explorer has always been closely-associated with the rigours of international adventure and exploration.
Famously tested during the Himalayan expeditions in 1953 where Sir Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norgay successors reached the summit of Mt Everest. This highly collectable model ref. 6350/6352 has such charm and style. The steel 36mm case is in untouched/unpolished condition.The original (Unrestored) dial is in Good condition and has very light even patina. This is wonderful totally original untouched example from 1954.
To complete this watch we've put it on Nylon military type Nato Strap. The stainless steel case is in good unpolished condition with normal age related wear. The case measures 36mm across without the winding crown and 44mm long including the lugs. Inside the case back all the marks are correct as expected. A','Geneva Swiss', 6350/6352, 1.54 (produced in the 1st quarter of 1954), it also has many service markings from over the years.
The middle of the case has the model number 6352 and'Brevet +', and serial number 29252 clearly visible. The outer case back has a light inscription of the name what we think would have been the original owner, M. Usually watches of this model have restored dials, but this dial is totally original (unrestored) with very light even patina. The dial had gold dagger batons and dagger hands.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual','Shock-Resisting','Swiss'. The high grade automatic caliber A296 movement is in good condition and has been fully serviced. The movement is signed'Rolex Perpetual','Swiss Made','Patented', and. To finish this beautiful watch off, we've put it on Nylon military type Nato Strap.
Like most vintage wristwatches what are over 70 years old, the original certificate and box has been lost or discarded over the years. But even though this watch does not have its original box or certificate, this watch, the reference numbers, markings, signatures and hallmarks are all correct, dating the watch to circ.
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