Watch for Sale: Tudor Rose Logo Hand Wind ca. 1960, Rolex Crown in excellent condition, ca. 85% overall, Tudor Caliber 1166, 21 Jewels
Why I think this
watch is interesting:
Please read the comments about the condition of the watch below. As always I try to describe the watches as they are, not hiding anything.
And I am as always very open and straight: this is a Handwind with Screw-Down crown. The power reserve (measured is about 48 hours), that means you will have to open and wind the watch every second day. To me that is a pleasure, I love to wind watches. I just want to make sure you understood that before ordering the watch and not be disappointed afterwards. The threads on the crown tube and crown of that Tudor are like new and Tudor guarantees that you can use that watch for a very long time and that whether the thread nor the crown will quickly wear out. And if it does one day, it is really very simple to replace that threaded stem tube.
Details about this Watch
Price: Is firm, my margins are very
small, no additional discounts sorry. See the
TUDOR overview table for the price
Case diameter (excl.crown): 34
Height: 11.5 only because it is Hand wind
Lug to Lug: 41
Lug width: 19
Beautiful Black "Jean Simone" leather strap with Alligator pattern
Digital cameras tend to enhance spots a lot. I have added below a shot of the area that looks like there was an exposure to humidity. I am not quite sure, it seems that the previous owner did only service the movement, but did not make an attempt to clean that dial. It looks to me, that if one uses a fibre glass brush (from Bergeon or A&F) and brushes following the radial sunburst pattern, that dial would be actually quite easy to be cleaned.
Also this Movement really is in great shape! Again, the beauty of this watch lays inside I do not recommend this watch for people which have no love for movements. All the new Tudors bought in June 2003 are actually carrying their real beauty inside and I would suggest that only a watch idiot savant (WIS) with a feel and love for movements would buy those watches. I am sure there are a lot of watches around with rebuffed dials and cases that look like new, but sometimes those "marvels" come with so called "butchered" movements. For myself, I prefer the beauty to be inside and I do not care that much about the exterior.
I will throw in a Sandoz Box, so this watch has a decent home again. Of course without the Sandoz guarantee.