SOLD! for $4,392.00.
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- Low Estimate: $3,000.00
- High Estimate: $3,400.00
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Men's 14K Rolex Bubble Back Oyster Perpetual Chronometer wristwatch, reference # 3131, serial # 52151, 32mm, gold dial with Roman numeral markers. Fitted with a 14K ladder-style Bonklip bracelet. Back is engraved E. L. Bruce Jr. MEMPHIS TENN 1949. Bracelet clasp is additionally engraved ELBJr. The wristwatch is 7" L. Also includes a small, cased photograph of and business card belonging to E.L. Bruce, Jr, Vice President and General Manager of the E.L Bruce hardwood flooring and lumber company, Memphis. Provenance: Descended in the family from Edwin Lawson Bruce Jr. (1892-1977), former Vice President of E L Bruce Lumber Company based in Memphis, TN. Son of Edwin Lawson Bruce (1855-1944), the company founder. By oral history, this watch was given to Bruce Jr. as a retirement gift from the company, when Eddie Gilbert took leadership after becoming majority shareholder in the late 1950s.
CONDITION: Watch is functioning at time of inspection, service is recommended. The crystal is a replacement. Dial and bracelet with minor wear.