An increasingly hard to find item, a vintage Rolex with an original black military 24 hour dial!
This watch is well known to all collectors of vintage Rolex watches, produced for the Canadian market, these watches as well as it’s sister product, the Rolex Victory, were popular gifts for soldiers headed overseas during the Second World War.
The solid stainless steel case is in remarkable condition with the most minor of wear and has not been polished. The caseback is correctly signed Pioneer Stainless Steel, as these models were cased in North America to avoid high Tariffs at the time.
The Rolex modified, Cal 59 movement was just serviced and is keeping excellent time. Many of you are already familiar with the story about these calibers, if not please click here to read the history of the Rolex caliber 59.
The all original dial is a thing of beauty, with its delicate minute track, aged luminous and immaculate 24 hour military track around the outside of the dial.
The watch measures 29mm wide by 36mm long and is supplied on a brand new Hirsch leather strap.