1956 Vintage Rolex Explorer 6610 Gilt Dial with Box & Papers Complete Set
About the watch: complete set with Original Parts From the original owner’s family. He was in the Army. This example is the first generation of Explorer 6610. from 1956 sold in May 1957 (11xxxx-serial) at SHIP’S STORE FLEET ACTIVITIES (American Navy Market in Yokosuka-Japan)
Case and Bracelet: Very nice thick case in good shape, recently polished. The Serial number shows some wear from the middle. Original case back stamped (I-56). Original smooth bezel. And original later bracelet dated 1970.
Dial & Hands: Rhodium gilt chapter dial shows original condition, we believe the sticks at 2 & 4 o’clock was relume long time ago by using Rhodium lume. Very rare original hands, the long hour gilt hand, one of the triangles was relume. Gilt original minute untouched. Gilt Big lollipop second hand has added lume in the middle. All the hands are tested Rhodium positive.
Movement: Original 1030 movement has been serviced recently.
Accessories: Here is the Historical part. Comes with inner box. Unique Leather Rolex wallet. red Rolex hung tag, Rolex price tag has the serial, movement and model numbers. The Store price tag has the price (117$) and the stock number. Rolex Chronometer certificate has the serial & model numbers stamped on the top left. The original invoice dated May 1957. 2 Credit Card recipes one for 50$ and the other for 67$. (Total 117$)
Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified booklet, Gurantee booklet and Chronometer certificate booklet. All of them dated 1956 and unfilled. comes with plastic protector. A uniquely extra complete collector’s set in original condition.