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    1962-63 Detroit Red Wings Presentational Gold Rolex Watch. Credited with starting the long-lived tradition of kissing the Stanley Cup Trophy, the former head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Jimmy Skinner was presented this stunning 14 karat gold Rolex by Wings' owner Bruce Norris for leading the Hamilton Red Wings to the Memorial Cup. Due to health reasons, Skinner joined the Ontario Hockey Association squad in the early 1960's, where he brought the Hamilton team his winning ways. This watch features an engraved back, which reads "Jim Skinner 1962-63," and a Red Wings logo on the dial. The condition of this gorgeous time piece is strong, but admittedly has some spotting on the dial and light wear on the screwdown crown and tube. A truly one-of-a-kind treasure, this Oyster Perpetual model Rolex is in perfect working order and is accompanied with a letter from Jimmy Skinner Jr. LOA from Jimmy Skinner Jr.

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    April, 2010
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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