Holiday Rolex

Mar 13, 2018,01:11 AM

Decided to bring this one out for a holiday. It was a one-owner watch for 43 years, and came with guarantee papers, as well as original sales receipt from '73. Was concerned about the folded link bracelet, and couldn't find a thick oyster bracelet for this trip, but so far it's working great!

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Its a workhorse and is likely to be reliable for many years

 By: Mr Glass : March 13th, 2018-02:12
Great pic! I have an older one in my family which runs great. I kept the lightweight (in today's standards) bracelet as it felt age appropriate. Had to have a small fix the bracelet which was a pain (I was told by a Rolex AD that Rolex does not deal with ... 


 By: fuigo : March 13th, 2018-03:09
You’re in my neck of woods. I hope you’re enjoying your time here!

Cool shot and great background story

 By: JToddH : March 13th, 2018-03:13
No doubt this piece will be around long after anyone reading this post ; )

A classic beauty. [nt]

 By: amanico : March 13th, 2018-03:19

My photo is almost like yours EXCEPT

 By: MTF : March 13th, 2018-03:39
Mark I join you with an image of Taipei 101 during a typhoon except that it is missing a key Rolex watch! Rolex from the 1970s is the 'golden era'. Developed enough to be reliable and popular in the late jet age, but not yet at the super hyp...