The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
The watch shows signs of wear throughout, commensurate with its age. The case has been polished and the numbers are strong between the lugs. The case back has three nicks to it – signs of being opened. The backs of the lugs show evidence of the bracelet. The inside case back has watchmaker’s marks and is stamped ‘C.R.S.’ and ‘6241.’ The bezel appears to be original with scratches and small nicks throughout. There is discoloration to the insert between 7 and 8 o’clock. The dial and hands show signs of age and appear to be original. The lume in the hands and on the dial has darkened heavily and does not glow under UV light. The dial has turned to a dark brown color and there is brown spotting to the sub-register at 3 o’clock and below the Rolex signature. The dial has discoloration around its outer ring and in the sub-registers. There is what appears to be moisture damage to the outer edge of the dial between 2 and 3 o’clock. One end link is a 361 and the other a 57 and the bracelet 7205. The clasp is marked ‘4, 69.’ The bracelet shows normal signs of wear, has been polished, and has some stretch. The chronograph is working at the time of cataloguing. The movement is in working order at the time of cataloging, consistent with the age of the watch. The movement has not been tested for accuracy. A service is recommended given the age of the watch.