With a solid silver case and bracelet, this purple dialed ladies Rotary should certainly appeal to many.


From the hallmarks on the case back and clasp we can accurately date this watch to being assayed in 1972.


Rotary watches have been going since 1895, and they have always been attainable. Nowadays most production is done in the far east to keep costs down, but back in the 1970’s and before all production was done in Switzerland. The case and bracelet were made by the sister company, Sylvain Dreyfuss, and is correctly stamped SD alongside the sterling silver (0.925) hall marks. The movement is a 17 jewel, manual wind FEF6665 calibre signed with the Rotary winged wheel logo on the spring barrel. This is all working well. The dial is quite lovely, both in condition and design, and a colour you rarely see. The bracelet is a fine mesh weave of silver, and does have slight bending but not as much as this type of bracelet are normally prone to. You would not be able to extend the bracelet easily, so please measure your wrist before ordering. The styling for this is closest to the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse, launched in 1968 and still available today for those with very deep pockets.

This watch will be supplied with our branded presentation box and our Certificate of Authenticity.

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Width with crown 21.3 mm

Width without crown 19.5 mm

Lug to lug length 22.4 mm

Case Thickness 8.0 mm

Bracelet will fit a maximum wrist size of 165 mm. The bracelet can be sized for you if you give us your wrist size when placing the order.

All sizes are approximate.

Included with this watch is a 1 month guarantee and free delivery to UK addresses. If you live outside the UK we can still deliver to most countries. Please see our Worldwide Shipping information, or Contact Us. Payment can be made by most credit or debit cards, bank transfer or PayPal.

From 1st September 2021 we will be planting a tree for every watch we sell, working with the International Tree Foundation (Est 1922) to make this business positive on carbon. By buying anything pre owned you are effectively reusing what already exists, but this takes it further and makes us feel good.

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