*Unpolished* 1970 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Date (Ref. 1511) "Bark" 18K YG

The classic and beloved Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Date is one of the most fun Rolex models for its sheer volume of unique iterations, whether its a unique dial or entire references, the Oyster-Perpetual Date nether fails to surprise us year after year. 

The Rolex ref. 1511 in 18K yellow gold is one of the most elusive and beautiful Oyster-Perpetual Date to come out of the 1970s, with an 18k yellow gold mesh bracelet that is both a work of art and incredibly comfortable to wear. Also featuring an incredible and almost organic in texture "bark" finished bezel that brings subtle and whimsical sophistication to the rare reference.


Stock # RLXOPD1511
Brand Rolex
Style Oyster-Perpetual Date
Model 1511
Serial 25XXXXX
Size Men's
Material 18K Yellow Gold
Dial Champagne
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex 18K YG Mesh Bracelet


The unpolished 18K yellow gold case is exceptionally well-preserved with crisp factory finishing present and minimal signs of previous use. The unpolished 18K yellow gold "bark" bezel is crisp with a subtle rose patina that makes for a handsome vintage aesthetic. The original and virtually unworn Rolex 18K yellow gold mesh bracelet exhibits no stretch and features some light rosy oxidation. The bracelet will fit up to a 7 1/4-inch wrist.


The non-luminous champagne sunburst dial is flawless, showing no age or damage. The original yellow gold hands are also in flawless condition. The metallic gold date wheel is original with closed 6's and 9's. 


None. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warrant on accurate timekeeping.

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