Rolex owned by India’s first President to be auctioned by Sotheby’s


The Rolex watch belonging to the first president of India Dr. Rajendra Prasad is going under the hammer. Sotheby’s has announced they will auction of this watch next month in Geneva. This post-World War II era Rolex with 18K pink gold Oyster has the enameled map of India on its face. On the map it also displays the date 26 January 1950, which was the inauguration of the Republic of India. This historic watch is expected to sell anywhere from $222,000 to $444,000.
[Bloomberg]

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