Rolex numbers serial dating
Call us today First of all, gather any accessories you might have, any certificates, paperwork, booklets, boxes, receipts you might have. You can also google your watch to find a similar model online and that way you can tell a buyer which make and model you have.
If you’re not sure of the authenticity, you can always go to a certified Rolex dealer or repair shop and ask for their opinion. In many photos of paperwork or even of between the lugs on a used Rolex, companies will blur out, hide or cover, or etch out the middle few numbers in the photo.
That is, the bracelet/wrist strap needs to be removed in order to see it.
The serial number is at the 6 o’clock position and the reference number/model number is at 12 o’clock.
Rare & Fine Timepieces specializes in exceptional modern and vintage wristwatches.If you don’t have any paperwork and aren’t sure what year or model your watch is, knowing the serial number can help a potential buyer authenticate the item, and get your more money in the end!If you don’t have any information and you’re looking to sell, go to a trusted expert!The numbers simply represented the two-digit year in which the watch was produced.
Therefore, the code "III 53" would represent the 3 quarter (i.e.
July-September) of 1953--this code continued until around 1970.