This wristwatch has been converted from a pocket watch, circa 1930. The movement was very popular and reliable and Rolex allowed a select few watchmakers to use components. The back case opens up to reveal the Swiss mechanism.
It is much slimmer than most pocket watches, well ahead of its time. It features a brown genuine leather band with a one off strap.Gold case, and keeps great time. The face is white with rare compass styling.
Domed mineral glass is scratch free. Diameter (with crown): 53.00 mm. Diameter (without crown): 48.00 mm. Please note that watch is perfectly regulated, but movement can be imbalanced by extreme temperatures during the flight. Sharp temperature drop during the flight can cause the oil viscosity and as a result, it may be necessary to be oiled when it arrives regardless of its recent servicing.Vintage watches cannot keep time like their quartz cousins and will need altering on average between +-2 to +-5 min per day. Please remember that vintage watches have survived for many decades by being treated well. Vintage watches are not for wearing while doing yard work, working out, or swimming. They are a little more destructible than modern watches.
Vintage watches also require periodic service and cleaning. Every couple of years, they must be oiled and cleaned by professional.By taking care of your vintage watch, you will have years of great service, and a quality heirloom to pass to another generation. The item "Rare 1930s Rolex, Pocketwatch 592R Movement" is in sale since Thursday, February 08, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "captainfalcon3" and is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This item can be shipped worldwide.