Rolex Dress Model 14K YG Optimist International Distinguished President circa 1961


Rolex 14K YG manual wind dress model circa 1961. Featuring a 33.5mm snap back case with wide sloped bezel, tapered lugs, and with low dome acrylic crystal. With beautiful condition original two tone creamy silver dial with exaggerated gold dagger style indexes, applied Rolex crown logo, and with gilt leaf style hands. Powered by 17 jewel manual wind Caliber 1210 movement with sweep seconds, and with signed Rolex logo crown. This example is further distinguished by the applied logo to the dial for the Optimist International service organization. The case back is engraved “Distinguished President.” Optimist International is an international service organization founded in 1919 in St. Louis, Missouri with chapters in over 20 countries. We don’t know the name of the recipient of this special gift, but know that it was a fine gift to honor the generosity and service of a President of a U.S. chapter of this era.

Recently serviced and in excellent mechanical condition. Shown on a fine stitched leather strap, or your choice of fine leather, cordovan, or exotic skin strap. Guaranteed genuine and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

A very handsome vintage dress model for a man or oversized sporty size for a woman.

Your purchase includes our signature fine leather pouch, ideal for travel and storage, a $55.00 value.




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