1916 silver round vintage Rolex ‘Officers’ watch
A rare early silver round vintage Rolex ‘Officers’ watch. The case measures 33.5 mm in diameter with a personal engraving to the back ‘G. Savage’. The case is signed W&D (Wilsdorf & Davis, founders of Rolex), Rolex, Swiss, hallmarked London 1916 and numbered. The movement is signed Rolex, Swiss Made with 15 jewels. The white enamel dial has black Arabic numerals, with a red twelve, subsidiary seconds dial and fine blued steel square ‘Breguet’ style hands. The dial is signed Rolex above the centre.
A very early example of a vintage Rolex watch, often referred to as ‘Officers’ or ‘Trench’ watches.