1961 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date (Ref. 1500) "SWISS" Only Dial
A gorgeous example of early 1960s watchmaking, this 1960 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date ref. 1500 is a stunning classic. The silver "SWISS" only dial with dauphine hour and minute hands, and a blued steel seconds hand is the perfect combination to fulfill your needs for a classic 1960s timepiece.
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 on wrist.
|Style||Oyster Perpetual Date|
|Bracelet||2pc Leather Strap|
The strong case has been minimally polished in the past and retains thick and symmetrical lugs that show light signs of use. The smooth stainless steel bezel is in exceptional condition showing minimal signs of wear. The watch comes supplied on a 2pc handmade leather strap.
The exceptionally well-preserved and beautifully aged silver dial has a warm tone with a subtle speckled patina. There is a small divet in the dial at the very edge of the dial at the 12 o'clock position. The original lume has aged to a perfect sandy brown color and shows no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original dauphine hands match the dial perfectly with no degradation present under U.V. light inspection. The metallic date wheel is original with closed 6's and 9's.
None. The watch is keeping time, previous service history is unknown.