Tudor / Rolex Oyster-Prince Ref. 7965 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1967
A stainless steel automatic centre seconds wristwatch
A great example of the Ref.7965, the silvered dial of this watch retains an excellent lustre and is fully set with raised Arabic numerals and unusual sword-shaped hands. Made in stainless steel, the Rolex Oyster case has a polished chamfered bezel with contrasting satin finish to the tops of the lugs and a screw-down crown and case back. The centre of the case back has a presentation inscription which shows the watch was given by the Directors of Rattee and Kett Ltd. to P. J. Wright, in recognition of 25 years service. Rattee & Kett Ltd. were specialists in the restoration of historic and listed buildings in the UK. Automatically wound, this watch incorporates the excellent Tudor 2461 with 25 jewels.
[M] Tudor automatic calibre 2461, lever escapement, 25 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Kif shock absorber [D] silvered dial, raised Arabic numerals, centre seconds, black outer track for minutes/seconds [C] stainless steel Rolex Oyster case with screw-down crown and case back with presentation inscription, polished chamfered bezel, the tops of the lugs with satin finish [S] case, dial, movement and crown signed.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 35mm
Length including lugs: 40mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 10mm
Lug gauge/strap width: 19mm
All our watches have been serviced and overhauled and are sold with a one year guarantee. This watch is accompanied by a Black Bough fitted presentation box and detailed Black Bough certificate.