1965 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date (Ref. 1501) Silver Dial W/ Box, Papers, & RSC Papers
A gorgeous example of 1960s watchmaking, this 1965 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date ref. 1501 is a stunning classic. The silver dial and engine turned bezel is the perfect combination to fulfill your needs for a classic 1960s timepiece.
This time capsule ref. 1501 retains exceptionally impressive provenance from the original Rolex certificates to its extensive Rolex Service Center history. The watch itself is also in great condition with a simple yet stylish aesthetic.
|Style||Oyster Perpetual Date|
|Bracelet||Rolex 78350 Oyster Bracelet W/ 557 End Pieces|
The excellent case has been very lightly polished in its past and retains thick and symmetrical lugs that show very light signs of use. The stainless steel engine turned bezel is in crisp condition with minimal signs of previous use. The Rolex 78350 Oyster bracelet with 557 end pieces is a later service unit and retains 12 links that show almost no stretch from use. The bracelet will fit up to a 7 1/2 inch wrist.
The silver sunburst dial is in great overall condition, there is a few blemishes on the dial but no major damage or aging is present. The tritium lume plots ave achieved a lovely golden yellow coloration with no degradation present under U.V. light inspection. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and sho no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The metallic date wheel is original with closed 6's and 9's.
The watch comes complete with its original box, Rolex guarantee paper, Rolex COSC certificate, calendar, Rolex green document wallet, and four Rolex Service guarantees from the 70s and 80s. The watch is keeping time, recent service history is unknown.