Rolex Explorer Gilt Dial 6150 w/ Purchase Invoice & Documents

Brand: Vintage Rolex
Model: 6150
Year: 1953
Serial number: 94xxxx
Reference: OT1142

Story of the Watch: The first owner bought a Tudor Oyster wrist watch from a shop in Peterborough on August 21st 1956 and wrote a letter to Rolex complained about something wrong with its movement, and requested for an exchange of Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer. He noticed some irregular movement of the second hand and wrote back to Rolex.

Case: 36mm without crown; Show sign of wear with slight polish from previous; inner case back stamped 6150 IV 53

Dial: Aged Condition Gilt Dial with two tones print (Rolex Oyster Perpetual in Gold print and Explorer below in Silver Print) w/ Gilt Hands. There are oxidation and hairline spread throughout evenly on the dial which is normal from this era due to radium usage. (please view detail photos #6 – 8)

Bracelet: None, Watch Only

Accessories: Original purchased invoice dated 6th December 1956 from Webers, Peterborough; Two letters written by the first owner to Rolex and two letters written by Rolex in return and a Rolex Box (please view photo #2 of what it comes with)