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Vintage Rotary Stainless Steel 'Royal Oak' Manual-wind Watch, 1960s

Vintage Rotary Stainless Steel 'Royal Oak' Manual-wind Watch, 1960s

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Embark on a journey through the annals of British horological excellence with the Rotary Watch from the 1960s. Rooted in the rich tapestry of British craftsmanship, this vintage timepiece is a fantastic, affordable vintage watch.

Founded in 1895 in the heart of London, Rotary has been an esteemed name in British watchmaking. The Rotary watch from the 1960s encapsulates an era marked by timeless design and meticulous attention to detail, showcasing the brand's dedication to horological artistry.

Drawing inspiration from the cultural and artistic renaissance of the 1960s, this Rotary timepiece boasts a distinct style characterized by clean lines and a sophisticated dial. Reflecting the quintessential British charm, it represents the design ethos that permeated the era.

Watch specifications

Brand: Rotary
Model: 'Royal Oak'
Year: 1960s
Material: Steel
Dimensions: 36mm
Bracelet/Strap: Steel
Lug Width: 35mm
Box/Papers: No
Accuracy: -40 s/d

Types of Watch Movement

  • Manual – Never require batteries because they require periodical hand-winding to operate.
  • Automatic – Store energy automatically by utilising the movement of your wrist.
  • Quartz – Uses electronic circuits regulated by quartz crystal. Requires a battery to function.
  • Solar – Powered solely by any light. Doesn't require battery replacements.

Condition & Care

All of the watches we source are vintage (pre-2000). As such, you're buying a piece of history – in some cases an item up to 70 years old! We do our best to list the condition of all watches but please be aware you're buying an item that likely comes with age-related wear.

We test and clean all our watches to ensure they are in the best condition possible and telling good time but recommend a formal service for manual and automatic vintage watches. Please find details of the test in the Watch specification for all mechanical watches, given that these are Vintage Watches we consider anything within 2 minutes a day +/- to be acceptable, although recognise the more accurate the better. Watches have therfore had price adjusted based on accuracy, If the watch has been serviced we make note of it in the description.

Shipping & Returns

We offer express delivery worldwide and always use Tracked services. If you're not 100% satisfied, we offer a return window of five days upon receiving your watch.

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At Understated Watches, we are here to help you find the best vintage timepiece for your collection. Whether its your first or hundreth watch, we'll help ensure it is the perfect one for you to cherish for years to come.

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The Understated team,

Alfie & Miles