Featured on the blog today is this lovely vintage Rolex Oyster Royal 6426 Calibre 1215. This particular watch was produced in 1955 according to its serial number, and it is powered by the excellent and beautifully finished Rolex Calibre 1215: a manual wind movement, with centre sweep second, Breguet hairspring and shock resistant settings on both balance and escape wheel, a very nice spec for that era.
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Under the loupe today is a very nice Tudor 7017 Automatic Day Date. A very attractive watch, sometimes referred to as the “jumbo” owing to its large proportions by vintage standards. The watch came in for a service and, whilst it was ticking, the hour and minute hands were no longer moving, more on this later.
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