Women's Rolex Watch in 18k Gold with 17 Jewels, 1947

$2,999.99

Only 1 available

Presented to you is a lovely women's Rolex Watch, fully rendered in 18k yellow gold. The watch is in perfect running condition, carries the Rolex name on the face and has a beautiful leaf design on the shoulders of the watch face. The Rolex Crown marks the 12th hour and gold batons and miniature crowns mark the even hours and the 3, 6, and 12. The face of the watch is clean and unretouched. The words 'Rolex', 'Precision', and 'Swiss' are also on the face. The hands are gold and there is a sweet ticking that marks this watch out as a precision instrument for timekeeping.

Inside the watch the jewels can be seen and the watch is clean with service marks on the inside back cover. This cover is easily lifted off with a sturdy knife against the lip at the top back. The serial numbers are readable and place this watch as manufactured in 1946. I have had the watch tested and evaluated by a premier watchmaker in my area. It tests as 18 K yellow gold. The face measures one inch shoulder to shoulder from 6 to 12, and about three quarters of an inch from 9 to 3 .

The watchband is after market and not original to the watch. This watch needs a new watchband. I have not replaced it simply because the new owners may have differing tastes to mine and the watchband size needs to he taken into account, as well. The watchband that is on this watch is a Speidel gold filled expandable band. I purchased the watch from an estate with this band on it and decided to wait to change it according to the new purchaser's taste. I would recommend a black cord band or another vintage Rolex Band that looks well with the style. Purchasing the original band for this watch has proven to be almost impossible. I have not been able to find a picture of the original.

The back of this watch is engraved with the previous owner's name, but this could be buffed out if desired for your own personalized engraving. It was owned by a woman doctor 'E.S. Castro, MD'

This watch is in very good to excellent vintage condition and keeps time well from wind to wind with each wind lasting over 24 hours. It winds sweetly and easily. There is very little danger of over-winding as it is easy to feel when the watch is fully wound.

This watch will come in a gift box, not an original Rolex Box. The price of this watch reflects the missing box and replaced watch band.

This watch would make a sophisticated and thoughtful gift for any woman and reflects the beauty and rare value of a vintage Rolex watch. Any woman would he thrilled with this beautiful example of the world class Rolex Watch so coveted by all watchmakers.

Please see shop policies for purchasing and shipping options. This watch is ready to go to it's new home. It has been serviced and is clean. It only needs a quick polish before it is boxed and sent on its way.

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3-5 business days

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Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase

I don't accept exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Products shipped to the EU

Any non-exempt item may be returned within 14 days, starting from the day of receipt, by EU residents only, by first contacting me and explaining your reason for return. No returns based on refusal to pay your import fees. An item that has sat in Customs due to your refusal to pay import fees will result in substantial penalty fees due to loss of re-sale time of your item, said fee to be determined by me, the Shop Owner. Please ask all questions prior to committing to purchase any item that must be shipped overseas, to avoid costly returns. shipping fees are never reimbursed.

Returns inside U.S.

All returns of non -exempt items must notify me within 3 days of receipt, and returned within 7 days. See above for exempt items. Please do not ask me to take back a ring box that doesn't match the color you chose. I will work closely with you to insure color matching if the proper listing is purchased. Those boxes purchased directly from a listing will not be refunded based upon color matching. All monitors and people display and see color differently. Please keep this in mind. If color matching is very important to you, please purchase the Custom Color listing for your ring box. This will insure happiness with your ring box color. None of my listings are photo shopped. The color you see, is the color of the box you will receive.

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