A gentleman's stainless steel Tudor Oyster Prince wrist watch by The Rolex Watch Company. Cream dial with luminous dart figures and hands. Sweep seconds centre hand. Automatic movement, screw down crown to aid water resistance. Case 33mm, depth 10mm, Rolex type screw back. New non original black leather strap. No box, but we will supply a watch gift box. Ref 7909 No 149208. Circa 1950-56. Good original condition, slight marks on the glass which we could replace.
This watch has excellent provenance:
Owned by by the Chairman and creative chief of ad agency Collett Dickenson Pearce, his name being John Salmon. Known as 'Smokey' he was an ad led game changer and was an indefatigable force in the heyday of advertising in the 1960s being described as one of the original 'Mad Men'.