Lot #12386 – Vintage 14k Yellow Gold Rolex Eaton 1/4 Century Bombay Oyster Watch 5590/1011
Estimate: $5,500.00 – $6,600.00
Start Price: $1,999.00
Model: Bombay Oyster 1/4 Century Club Eaton
Reference: 5590 / 1011 Case Back
Dial Color: Champagne Patina 1/4 Century Club
Case Material: 14k Yellow gold
Bezel Material: 14k Yellow gold
Case Back: Solid case back with 1/2 century engraving: Presented To Mark a Quarter Century of Continuous Service With the Timothy Eaton Company Quarter Century Club 1941-1966.
Movement: Mechanical self winding automatic
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds
Band: Generic alligator strap with a gold plated Rolex tang buckle
Papers / Warranty card: No
Condition: The hands and hour markers have areas of spotting throughout as can be expected. The dial has patina and areas of discoloration, light bubbling throughout, and has been previously refreshed as can be expected with age. The case back has areas of tarnish around the edges. Has a replacement generic winding crown. The watch has superficial scratches due to normal wear and age. Overall condition is good. Running at the time of inspection, however not checked for accuracy. An overhaul is always recommended for used watches.
Special Notes: Fancy curved lugs. Crisp gold hallmark on the top left lug. The Rolex Bombay was originally known as the Rolex Bombe which described its accentuated fancy curved lugs.
Last Know Retail (Approximate): NA