1960 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Date (Ref. 1500) "SWISS" Only Arabic Dial

A gorgeous example of early 1960s watchmaking, this 1960 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref. 1500 is a stunning classic. The white "SWISS" only dial with Arabic 6 and 9 o'clock markers, dauphine hands, and stretch rivet bracelet is the perfect combination to fulfill your needs for a classic 1960s timepiece.

1963 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date (Ref. 1501)

This unique and somewhat rare piece would make a great start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to an expanding collection. Providing a classic feel while bringing a unique look while on the wrist.


Stock # RLXOP1500-60
Brand Rolex
Style Oyster-Perpetual Date
Model 1500
Serial 55XXXX
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Silver Arabic
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex "U.S.A Made" C+I Stretch Rivet Bracelet


The excellent case appears to have been lightly polished in the past retaining thick and even lugs showing very little wear. The smooth stainless steel bezel has been previously lightly polished and exhibits soft wear remaining in overall excellent condition. The Rolex C+I stretch bracelet is in wonderful condition showing little wear and no stretch from use.


This rare and unique silver Oyster-Perpetual "SWISS" only dial with Arabic 6 and 9 o'clock markers has a great vintage look and feel. The radium lume plots remain fully intact showing no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original dauphine style radium hands are in great condition and exhibit no degradation or lume loss under U.V. light inspection. The blued steel sweep-seconds hand is in excellent condition as well. The metallic date wheel is era correct with open 6's and 9's.


None. Watch is running at spec, previous service history is unknown.