Monday, January 30, 2012

VERY RARE ROLEX (RWC) ROLCO MILITARY GENTS WRISTWATCH

BRAND/JENAMA: VINTAGE ROLEX (RWC) ROLCO MILITARY GENTS WRISTWATCH

CIRCA/TAHUN: 1920's

MODEL: ROLCO MILITARY

CRYSTAL/CERMIN: CLEAN/BERSIH

MOVEMENT/ENJIN: SWISS ROLCO 15 JEWELS MANUAL WINDING MOVEMENT

DIAL: WHITE/CREAM ARABIC MILITARY DIAL WITH SUB-SECONDS DIAL AT 6:00

HANDS/JARUM: LUMINOUS METAL DAUPHINE HANDS (NO LONGER LUMED)

MARKERS/TANDA WAKTU: LUMINOUS (NO LONGER LUMED) ARABIC MILITARY MARKERS

CASING : SOLID STAINLESS STEEL/ KELULI KESELURUHANNYA

MEASUREMENT/UKURAN: 27mm DIAMETER WITH CROWN AND 36mm LUG TO LUG

CROWN: ORIGINAL CROWN

STRAP/TALI: NEW BROWN LEATHER TRENCH MILITARY STRAP FULL LENGTH

DISCONTINUED MODEL... VERY RARE AND HARD TO FIND!

WORKING CONDITION, KEEPING TIME AND RECENTLY SERVICED

PRICE : RM1,600.00 (NEGOTIABLE) RM1,500

SANGAT SEMPURNA, TEPAT MASA DAN BARU DI SERVICE

THIS HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE ROLEX ROLCO MILITARY


In the 1920s and 30s, Rolex has numerous secondary brands, similar to what the Tudor brand is today. One of those brands was the Marconi. You may find these wrist and pocket watches with an unsigned dial, but Unicorn signed movement, For those of you unfamiliar with the name Unicorn, please see Cooksey Shugart's Complete Price Guide to Watches. At the back of the Rolex section is a partial list of brands that Rolex once distributed, as Rolex either set up or bought subsidiary companies with names like Bucherer, Marconi, Rolco, Genex, Unicorn.

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