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Special Edition Vintage Oyster "Extra Precision" Double Signed "Mappin," a yellow gold manual wind wristwatch, Circa 1930s

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Rolex Vintage Oyster "Extra Precision" double signed "Mappin" Special Edition Yellow Gold "Bubbleback" circa 1930s, "Tropical" ivory dial with Arabic hour markers and blue steel hands, subsidiary seconds register at 6 o'clock, mechanical manual wind movement with 17 jewels, "Oyster Watch Ltd." and "R.W.C. Ltd." engraved on caseback, smooth domed gold bezel, case measures 28.2mm, black leather strap with Rolex tang buckle.

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The watch is heavily worn throughout and is in need of restoration. Case is in overall fair condition with moderate surface wear and signs of tarnish. Strap has signs of surface wear. Dial is in fair condition throughout commensurate with age and may need restoration at the buyer's discretion. Hands show signs of being worn. Caseback has signs of scratches and tarnish. The movement is running at the time of cataloging, however, it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.

Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) cannot be shipped outside the country of sale. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.



Dial Color(s)


Movement Type

Manual Wind

Case Material(s)

Yellow Gold

Case Back


Band Material

Crocodile Skin

Dimension Notes

Fits a wrist size of 6.5 inches or smaller.

Clasp Type


Clasp Material(s)

Yellow Gold



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