Sunday, October 3, 2010

Early Rolex Coolness: Sir Malcolm Capmbell Early Rolex Oyster ad from June 18, 1930


Rolex Coolness: Sir Malcolm Campbell
Early Rolex Oyster ad from June 18, 1930

Since I was recently on the topic of cool convertibles, I thought it would make sense to post this great ad from David Boettcher. David Boettcher is a friend of mine and he very kindly sent in this superb Rolex ad from 1930 to share with you. I added this magnificent Sir Malcolm Campbell ad to The Sir Malcolm Campbell Story–The First Rolex At Daytona.

David Boettcher is a former nuclear scientist and he recently wrote an amazing article that is scheduled to appear in the December edition of The Watch And Clock Bulletin. David sent me an early version of his article that covers the origins of the early Rolex Oysters and it was mind-blowing!!!

David Boettcher also publishes the absolutely fascinating VintageWatchStraps.com.

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