1971 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual (Ref. 1002) 14k YG “Coca-Cola” W/ Double Punch Papers
This Rolex Oyster-Perpetual ref. 1002 was given as a gift in 1972 to an employee of The Coca-Cola Company for 25 years of service, and come complete with its original Rolex Documents. This Oyster-Perpetual ref. 1002 would make a great start for a new vintage collector that loves watches with a story or be a great addition to an expanding collection.
|Material||14k Yellow Gold|
|Bracelet||2pc Handmade Leather Strap|
The wonderful 14k yellow gold case has been lightly polished in the past, retaining full and even lugs. The smooth 14k yellow gold bezel is in excellent condition with only light signs of use. The case back features the engraving "25 years of service, The Coca-Cola Company" and will come on a 2pc handmade leather strap.
The warm silver sunburst dial is in superb original condition. The tritium lume plots have taken on a nice ivory patina, under U.V. light inspection the 4, 5, and 6 o'clock lume plots remain intact but show some degradation, all other lume plots remain fully intact without degradation. The original tritium hands match the dial nicely and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection.
The watch comes with its original serial punched guarantee paper, serial punched Oyster booklet, translation papers, and service information paper. The watch is keeping time within spec, previous service history is unknown.