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PRIVATE COLLECTION MK Rare Bulls Eye Dial Rolex Explorer Super Precision Ref 5506 Wristwatch No.465871 Circa 1959

The Estate Department Collection
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Item Number 112712
Weight 1.0000
Brand Rolex
Band No Band
Caliber 1530
Case Metal Two Tone (Gold Filled & Stainless Steel)
Serial Number on Case 465871
Circa 1959
Condition Very Good
Notes About Condition Plastic crystal is cracked
Condition of Movement The crown is locked , needs simple overhaul
Serial Number on Movement 42992
Crown Set Yes
Crown Wind Yes
Crystal Plastic
Dial Original / Exotic
Escapement Lever
Gender Men's
Jewels 25
Lug to Lug Measurement 43.00mm X 37.80mm including the crown
Model Explorer
Movement Automatic
Reference 5506
PRIVATE COLLECTION MK The present lot is part of a larger privately held collection and is intended for exhibition purposes only. Rare Bulls Eye Dial Rolex Explorer Super Precision Ref 5506 Wristwatch No.465871 Circa 1959. The watch features a three piece steel and yellow gold "Shell" Oyster case measuring 43.00mm x 37.80mm including the crown. It is stamped on the back Ref 5506. It has a mint high grade Swiss Rolex Cal. 1530, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator Serial # 42992, that is in non running condition. The watch will need an overhaul i order to keep accurate time. The watch is topped with a rare exotic "Bulls Eye" two toned dial with applied beveled Chevron gold indexes signed Rolex Explorer Super Precision. As you can see from the photos the watch is in overall excellent condition. This is a super rare model only made for the Canadian market. Early Explorer models were tested by Rolex in the Canadian and UK markets with slightly different variations in dial configuration. This so called bulls eye model is perhaps the rarest and most sought after in the vintage watch market .