c. 1940 Rolex Vintage Boys Size Midsize Watch - Solid 18K Gold


Item No. 5418

Today's offering showcases this very fine and rare early dress Rolex made c.1940 at the time the company was building its early Oyster line. It is all original down to the diamond hands and in pleasing condition.

Originally intended for men, this boys size watch measures 29mm wide excluding the crown.

Its original dial looks really great and has a railroad outer minute track and raised numerals.

Powering the watch is its original caliber 600 movement with Super Balance system.

Our watchmaker has just serviced the watch. Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.

  • Manufacturer: Rolex
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Year built: c. 1940
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
  • Designed for: Originally designed for men; considered a boys size watch.
  • Case material: 18K gold
  • Case markings (inside): Rolex, 20 World's Records, R.W.C. Ltd, 18K, 47161, Geneva - Swiss
  • Case condition: Near mint and both hinges are still strong
  • Crown: Original, correctly unsigned, good condition with loss plating
  • Dial: Silver, signed Rolex, raised gold Arabic indices, railroad minute track, original and untouched
  • Dimensions: 29mm wide (excluding crown) by 35.5mm long
  • Hands: Original, blue steel diamonds, excellent condition
  • Movement type: Nickel finished 15-jewel lever movement with Breguet overcoil hairspring, index regulator
  • Band: Hirsch, wild boar, designed for fixed lug use, fitted with Rolex style buckle of unknown origin.
  • Width between lugs: 15mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • Serviced: Yes, cleaned and oiled.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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