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Sounds about right Adam ...

October 12 2011 at 11:39 AM
Paul  (Login GMTKiwi)
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Response to Probably sometime in the early '50s

The earliest such clasp that I can find reference to is in the fine Dowling and Hess book .

Page 309 (Ed. 2) shows an expanding rivet oyster bracelet with a Rolex emblem clasp date-stamped 2/51 (manufacturer 'Mecan').

I have a 1948 SpeedKing that came to me on this Gay Freres rice bead bracelet.

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