Rolex Oyster Perpetual Advert, circa 1947

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Advert, circa 1947


This 70 year old advert for this Rolex Bubbleback is in amazing condition and is a window into a time long since past. The painstaking attention to detail that the artist took when capturing the watch is phenomenal as they even drew light reflecting off the bracelet and the domed crystal. You couldn't ask for a more perfect ad that showcases everything great about vintage Rolex.

  • Advert size: 10.25" x 13"
  • Print Condition: Very Fine. One crease at the bottom right of the advert. No patina.
  • Frame size: 15" x 18" x 0.7"
  • Frame Material: Solid black wood
  • Glass type: Conservation Clear
  • Matte color: Light cream 
  • Year of Production: 1947

Advert Text

Perpetually Yours

The original Rolex expanding, adjustable bracelet for men and women...imported from stainless steel, combination steel with Rolesor yellow or pink, and in 14-karat gold. Bracelet, $15 to $300. F.T.I.

With the new patented Rolex Auto exclusive Rolex feature, this watch winds itself automatically, smoothly and without knocking.

very hour, every minute, every second the Rolex Oyster Perpetual guards the invaluable element time...without conscious thought of its owner. Designed with a unique and efficient reserve addition to positive automatic winding when on the wrist, it will keep split second time for as long a period as 32 hours when motionless. It is the one perpetual which over the years has proven its dependability. Price, $141.75 to $320. Federal Tax Included. 

Rolex Keeps Better Time. 

These framed adverts can only be shipped in the continental United States. Apologies to you overseas watch fans but I'm working on other solutions!

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