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1964 Rolex Vintage Mens Handwound Dress Watch, Optimists International - 14K Gold

SKU: 21-200125

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CONDITIONS

PRISTINE Merchandise is in “like new” condition. There are no signs of wear or any other visible imperfections.  EXCELLENT Merchandise is in exceptionally good condition with very little wear. Any imperfections are described in detail.  VERY GOOD: Merchandise is in very good condition for its age. Older items may exhibit very light patina and wear relative to the age of the product, and more contemporary items will be just short of “excellent”. GOOD: Merchandise is in good condition and typically will appear mildly to moderately used. There may be some surface scratches and/or other imperfections. Older items may exhibit patina and wear related to their age. Please review the item listing for specific details regarding condition.

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In vintage times, in the midst of their high output of utilitarian sports watches, Rolex also made much more elegant dress watches. These fine wristwatches often combine a superior mechanism with beautiful aesthetics. The vintage Rolex made for the U.S. market showcased in today's offering is a beautiful original example of this phenomenon. It features fine understated and elegant styling and a superbly executed handwound movement. From our experience more often than not this model was done as a presentation piece - this wonderful example was original factory emblazoned with the Optimist International logo and the back is lightly engraved "Distinguished President." According to their website optimist.org, "Optimist International is a worldwide volunteer organization made up of more than 2,500 local Clubs whose Members work each day to make the future brighter by bringing out the best in children, in their communities, and in themselves." We are pleased to offer the watch in beautiful condition. The two-tone silver dial is original and in excellent condition (the aging shows up more strongly in the photos than it does in person. And the case is near mint. The movement is near pristine. Our watchmaker has freshly cleaned and oiled it and it is running very true. Photos of the inside available upon request. For the finishing touch we have installed a brand new crocodile strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.



FINER POINTS


Model: Rolex Dress Watch, made for the U.S. market


No: 5462


Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds


Dial: Silver, signed Rolex, gold dart applique indexes, emblazoned with the Optimists International logo, original, excellent condition with light aging


Hands: Replacement, perhaps Rolex, gold, facted dauphines


Movement type: High grade, Cal. 1210, manually wound, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring


Bracelet: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn


Width between lugs: 18mm


Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition


Return Policy: 7 days from the day it is received

SKU: 21-200125
Accompanied by: Rolex
Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
Color: Silver
Watch Movement: Manually Wound
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Authenticity Details: Rolex
Case Dimensions (in mm): 33mm diameter (without crown), 36.5mm long lug tip-to-tip
Primary Material: 14K Gold

Domestic and international shipping is by FedEx. All shipments are fully insured.

Please contact Portero Customer Care Department for a return authorization, and ship back item within 7 days of receipt. Items must be properly packaged in comparable box, and in unworn condition.

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF ROLEX

Since its beginning in 1905 as a London watch distributor, Rolex has embodied all that is reliable, functional, and beautiful in a timepiece. Whether swimming across the English Channel, fighting alongside James Bond, or accessorizing the world’s leading dignitaries, Rolex’s precision and unique manufacturing tactics have long been admired and rewarded. Rolex’s use of the finest materials and craftsmanship has transfixed the world, creating an iconic symbol of great success. Every Rolex is under the Portero Promise, guaranteeing authenticity and quality.

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