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1953 Oyster Perpetual - Identification & restoration help required

October 1 2017 at 3:05 AM
Kevin  (Login _thealchemist)
from IP address 101.127.67.241

Recently got hold of a 1953 Rolex owned by my grandfather. Need some help determining the exact model.

The paperwork states that it's a 5501 but I couldn't find any additional information on this, is it an Explorer or Air King? The chronometer paperwork puts it as f.5501 movement, case no 935452...

Any recommendations on how to get this restored? Apparently the service center here in Singapore doesn't handle anything prior to 1970.

Images:
https://imgur.com/a/0A37A
https://imgur.com/a/qhpx0
https://imgur.com/a/mWuKc

 
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  • It's a 6286 - RolexWatchTime on Oct 1, 2017, 5:49 AM
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  • gorgeous - fred on Oct 4, 2017, 12:12 AM
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