1953 Rolex DateJust 6305 Big Bubbleback 36mm

    Up for grabs is a Rolex DateJust in steel and 14kt yellow gold

    6305 reference, “big bubbleback” 

    940,XXX serial number circa 1953 production

    Excellent vintage condition case without major dings or dents. Serial and reference numbers are fully intact and clearly visible. No corrosion or pitting. 

    Dial is newer, tritium, OCC, in excellent condition with tritium sword hands. Date disk is original, roulette. 

    Nice and still defined bezel. 

    Caseback is original, stamped 6305 and III.53 inside. The outside is personalized, evidently given to Col Roy L. Tweedie of US Air Force 440th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron (FIS). 

    More history about FIS can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/440th_Fighter-Interceptor_Squadron The interesting fact is that it was originally activated in 1943, the inactivated in 1944 and then reactivated in 1953, the same year when this watch was produced. 

    The bracelet is a Rolex USA steel and gold rivet dated ’79. 

    No box or papers. No documented service history. watch winds smoothly and runs well. 

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    SKU: SQ4803267

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