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  1. hwalker091 Oct 12, 2021

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    Not personally interested in this but came across on a dealer's site. Sometimes I miss things not FS on forums or reddit so thought I would share. Price a tad high (I think?) but looks in amazing shape and movement was warranty!

    https://www.aaronfaber.com/product/early-stainless-steel-rolex-oyster-perpetual/

    $1,950

    "Stainless steel vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual, circa 1930, has a 29mm tonneau-shape case, screw-down coin edge back and screw-down crown, matte silver dial with subsidiary seconds and Arabic hour markers, 17 jewel movement warrantied by Aaron Faber for 1 year. The case is signed ‘Oyster Watch Co’, one of Hans Wilsdorf’s early acquisitions, circa 1926."
     
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  2. hwalker091 Oct 12, 2021

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    Oh sorry also admittedly haven't done a lot of research into other examples to be able to spot proper patina / replacement parts.
     
  3. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Oct 13, 2021

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    I don't know much, but I do know that's not a tonneau-shape case.

    Oh, and there's something dodgy going on with the springbars.

    I wouldn't touch it for that price and only four washed out photos to base my decisions on.
     
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  4. Lucasssssss Oct 13, 2021

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    It is not 30s, it has a terrible redial, and is hugely overpriced. Also what kind of dealer cant even get a strap which fits? Stay well away.
     
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  5. Mattjames84 Oct 13, 2021

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    I agree with Lucas.. It's been redialed and it's from around the 50s... Worth under a grand in my opinion
     
  6. Mattjames84 Oct 13, 2021

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    I was on the bay lastnight and there's one just like it for $750 I think.. The one on the bay I believe is a redial also but the price reflects it
     
  7. Servius Oct 13, 2021

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    Worth the price of the case and movement.

    Brings a lot of discredit to the seller… If he had credit at the beginning anyway
     
  8. jjen Oct 16, 2021

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    I've been to Aaron Faber and their prices are quite high to pay for their 5th avenue Manhattan rent. Besides the lack of yellowing on the dial, the hour indices marks extend past the track and the subseconds hash marks hit the 7 and are further away from the 5. The syringe hands should also be full of radium if they were original, and the dial would have radium as well. 29 is also a ladies' size, the men's bubbleback was a 32 up to a 34 later when the date was added
     
  9. RLC Oct 21, 2021

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    Here are two I know are 'right'.
    The two tone is being serviced, the 24hr has recently been returned.
    They were part of a $3.2k 'bundle'
     
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  10. jjen Oct 21, 2021

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    Here’s mine
     
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  11. RLC Dec 29, 2021

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    I've not seen one in person on an original Rolex gold strap.

    One from 1954... DSC04538.JPG
     
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