1953 Rolex Speedking SOLD

Here’s a lovely vintage Rolex Speedking, a manual wind reference 5056, which dates from 1953. The watch has its original dial and hands, not refinished or repainted. The dial is an attractive off-white colour, and the indices are applied gilt, with arabic markers at the quarters. The hour and minute hands are also gilt, with old luminous infill, and the seconds hand is in blued steel. The watch comes on a soft black leather strap with gold coloured buckle. The case diameter is about 29mm without the crown. The crown bears the words ‘Rolex Super Oyster’.