Up for grabs is a Rolex Explorer in steel
359,XXX serial number circa 1958 production
This was has been found barely running, very badly scratched crystal, but very original and very well preserved lume.
Excellent vintage condition case shows obvious signs of wear and age, but also shows little signs of polishing or refinishing. Very crisp and fully intact numbers between lugs. No corrosion or pitting.
Dial is original, gilt, chapter ring with radium luminous. Extremely well preserved radium on plots and original gilt hands has aged to a very vivid orange patina. The dial’s glossy finish has matted out and aged to a very attractive gray color.
Bezel is original, still retains sharp edges.
Caseback is original, stamped 6610 and 1958.
Watch has just gone through a service and runs very well. A new crystal has been installed during service. A new strap has been installed. No box or papers.