What does "10K R.G.P. BEZEL" mean - watch

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10K R.G.P. BEZEL, written on the back of a vintage watch
"Red Gold Plated?"
Help me list this watch properly!
Thanks!

Photo of said watch, though not a great one:
s208.photobucket.com/albums/bb46/modadesigns/Watches/?action=view&c...

Posted at 2:34pm Jun 8, 2008 EDT

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In a watch, that stands for "10 Karat Rolled Gold Plate". If I remember right, it has less gold than gold-filled but more than gold plated?

Posted at 2:38pm Jun 8, 2008 EDT

That makes sense! What is it worth without a known date and such a badly cracked crystal?

Posted at 2:42pm Jun 8, 2008 EDT

Could be rolled gold,which is brass with a layer of gold on top.

www.vintagepens.com/FAQmfr/gold_filled_pens.shtml

Posted at 2:44pm Jun 8, 2008 EDT

COOL!! Thank you!!
Watch my shop, I'll be listing it soon!

Posted at 2:59pm Jun 8, 2008 EDT

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