Tudor / Rolex Oyster Prince Ref. 7965 steel vintage wristwatch, dated 1960
A stainless steel automatic centre seconds wristwatch
This watch has a smart satin finished silvered dial with bold baton indexes. The robust stainless steel Rolex Oyster case has a polished chamfered bezel and typical screw-down crown and case back. Dating to 1960, this is one of the first Tudor models to feature the engraved detailing to the outside case back reading: “Original Oyster Case by Rolex Geneva,” prior to this period, the outside case backs were plain.
[M] Tudor calibre 2461 automatic movement, lever escapement, 25 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Kif shock absorber [D] silvered dial, applied faceted baton numerals with luminescent dots above, luminescent Alpha shaped hands (please note that luminescence will have naturally dulled with age), centre seconds, black outer minute/seconds track [C] stainless steel Rolex Oyster case with polished finish, smooth chamfered bezel, the tops of the lugs and centre of the case back with satin finish, screw-down Rolex crown and case back [S] case, dial, movement and crown signed
Diameter excluding winding crown: 34.5mm
Length including lugs: 41mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 10mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 19mm
All our watches have been fully serviced and overhauled and are 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.