RARE WW1 SILVER 1918 ROLEX OFFICER'S TRENCH WRISTWATCH
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YOU ARE BIDDING ON A RARE WW1 OFFICER'S SILVER ROLEX WATCH DATED 1918.Swiss Rolex 15 jewel 28.6mm diameter(13 ligne) movement stamped under dial Rebberg Depose (see 'dial off' picture) damascened mechanical movement.Winding wheel stamped Rolex 15 Jewels .
Hallmarked Sterling silver case which is 37mm in diameter including the original 'onion' winding crown. The white enamel dial is printed Rolex with outer black railway minute track and Arabic hour markers. The dial has one stress mark very light just under the 4 hour marker, but does have a small edge chip, which is masked when the bezel is screwed on. The all original dial is fitted with blue steel 'skeleton' hour and minute hands (some original luminous material missing) with an inset sub seconds dial at 6 o'clock. The silver screw off back is stamped 'W&D ROLEX SWISS 996702' .Hallmarked with London Assay Office import mark , 925 (silver content) and date letter C (1918) The watch is fitted with its original moleskin 10mm strap with sterling silver buckle, RARE? OR WHAT? IT ALMOST APPEARS AS THOUGH THIS WATCH HAS BEEN SAT IN A DRAWER FOR THE LAST 93 YEARS, TRULY MONEY BACK , AMAZING
With a loupe some light markings on the case can be seen. The watch has been serviced and keeps good time.