The late 1950’s was a time of rapid changes for Rolex with new models announced at a rate unthinkable today. The Rolex 5504 was introduced in 1957 and as such is one of the first true explorers and one of the scarcest references . This original example dates to 1959
The Original gilt chapter ring dial retains its gloss finish and original lume which has aged to a warm honey colour. The dial is correctly signed Swiss below the number 6
The 36mm stainless steel case has been previously polished as your would expect.The case is correctly stamped 5504 with the serial number verifying the correct year as 1959 ,Inside the case back is also stamped 5504 and date stamped 59
Inside the stainless steel case is the highly regarded automatic cal 1530 movement which keeps excellent time
This great example is fitted to a vintage style Italian leather sports strap.
Sports Rolex watches are still rising steadily in value and examples like this are not just a great item to wear but also represent good investment opportunities.
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Our stock number 6105