Very rare, beautiful and fine 18K yellow gold Rolex Precision lady’s “Secret watch”, Ref. 8790, made circa 1950s with 18K yellow gold integrated bracelet. Bracelet will fit up to 16.5 cm wrist.
C. two-body, solid, polished, engraved fluted bezel, domed crystal. D. matte silver with applied pink gold baton indexes. “Alpha” pink gold hands. M. Cal. 5”’, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, lateral lever escapement, mono-metallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 20 mm. Approx. overall length: 170 mm, total weight is 56 g.
A secret watch, also known as “hidden timepieces” because the dials are cleverly concealed, is a piece of jewellery that work wonderfully as both bracelet and timepiece. These fabulous watches have captured the imagination of collectors for more than a century, because of originality and their multifunctionality.
Watch is in overall good condition, running and ready to wear!