Rolex Oyster Royal Precision Ref. 6426 steel vintage wristwatch, dated 1962
A stainless steel manually wound centre seconds wristwatch with original Rolex Oyster bracelet
Reference 6426 is a handsome, manually wound, Rolex model with a 35mm diameter case. This example of the model has a silvered dial with a silk matte finish and there are raised indexes which have gilded surfaces to match the Alpha-shaped hands. The watch is fitted with its original, detachable, satin finished, stainless steel riveted link bracelet which has polished finished caps to the sides. The adjustable folding clasp is, like the watch’s case back, date stamped for the year 1962. There is some denting to the link closest to the lugs on the lower section of the bracelet.
[M] Rolex calibre 1210 manually wound movement, lever escapement, 17 jewels, compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Kif shock absorber [D] silk matt silvered dial with raised and gilded multi-faceted pointed baton indexes at the quarters and slim batons at the intervening hours, luminescent dots above, gilded Alpha-shaped luminescent hands (please note that luminescence will have naturally dulled with age), centre seconds, black outer track for minutes/seconds [C] stainless steel Rolex Oyster case with smooth chamfered bezel, the tops of the lugs with satin finish, screw-down Rolex crown and case back [B] stainless steel riveted link Rolex Oyster bracelet with polished side caps, adjustable folding clasp with raised Rolex crown emblem [S] case, dial, movement, crown and bracelet signed
Diameter excluding crown: 35mm
Length including lugs: 41mm
Depth including crystal: 10mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 19mm
Maximum bracelet length: 202mm
Total weight: 61g
This watch has been fully serviced and overhauled and is sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. This watch is accompanied by a Black Bough leather watch pouch and card outer box.