Rolex 6609 thunderbird
Very rare rolex ref 6609 Thunderbird. This is the same watch as the Rolex 6609 given to USAF Thunderbird captain Charles Maultsby which has been described on Rolex Passion Report. The watch remains in original condition and has been serviced in 1998 by Rolex Geneva, the sticker from service is still on the back. The original jubilee bracelet is in great condition for its age and shows some stretch and signs of wearing.
Actually the serial number of this Rolex 6609 Thunderbird is very close to the “Maultsby Rolex’, It also has the same ‘old style’ jubilee bracelet and ‘swiss’ signed dial with roulette date, of course without the thunderbird logo! The radium ‘dots’ has been removed by rolex service as they could be harmful. The dial is in unrestored condition!
The Rolex ref 6609 is the real thunderbird. This early piece from end 1958 (serial 432.6xx) is a true piece of rolex history.
– rolex turn o graph / thunderbird
– ref 6609
– rare historie
– original dial and hands
– serial 432.6XX (1958)
– 50’s jubilee bracelet, full length, old logo
– serviced in 1998 and not been worn much after
– roulette date
Price On Request.
Please let us know when you have questions about this early gold rolex. Price Upon Request.. We also buy / sell and trade watches.
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on Rolex Passion Report there is an interesting article about the Usaf Captain Maultsby’s rolex ref 6609,
Vintage Times Amsterdam
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