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So i stumbled upon - it seems to me, a gold filled octagon rolex  26mm and I couldnt find the other information. I think the engravings on the case back say its from 1953 and its got enamel dial? It would be great if someone here was able to identify this 🙂

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3 hours ago, khrisph said:

So i stumbled upon - it seems to me, a gold filled octagon rolex  26mm and I couldnt find the other information.

I don't know about your watch, but FYI that on this forum we have a dedicated section where it's considered polite for new members to introduce themselves first. 

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42 minutes ago, jdm said:

I don't know about your watch, but FYI that on this forum we have a dedicated section where it's considered polite for new members to introduce themselves first. 

I think that call only applies to the forum called "Watch Repairs Help & Advice" because that prompt, about introducing yourself, is only under that heading. Anyway, always nice with a bit of background.

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1 hour ago, jdm said:

I don't know about your watch, but FYI that on this forum we have a dedicated section where it's considered polite for new members to introduce themselves first. 

Is it really that important, aren't we just here to discuss watch repair? Unless they have a background in watches or something relatable to watch repair then I personally couldn't care less about their life history. 

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Looked up Rolex.  They started putting the crown on the dial in the 1930s so looks like this watch is older than 1953.  I'd say it could be from the 1920s (art deco styling) but I'm no expert on watches.

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On 9/14/2021 at 4:14 PM, VWatchie said:

I think that call only applies to the forum called "Watch Repairs Help & Advice" because that prompt, about introducing yourself, is only under that heading. Anyway, always nice with a bit of background.

Never mind

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11 hours ago, khrisph said:

Thank you so much for the replies. :))

You're very welcome.  Perhaps it would be an idea to send a pic to Rolex themselves and see what they have to say.  You might have to take the back off the watch and take a few more pics.  Would be worth a try.  If you do that, please let us know how you get on.

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