1963 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date (Ref. 1501) "SWISS" Only Dial

A gorgeous example of early 1960s watchmaking, this 1963 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Ref. 1501 is a stunning classic. The silver "SWISS" only dial with dauphine hands and engine turned bezel 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 # RLXOP1501-63
Brand Rolex
Style Oyster Perpetual Date
Model 1501
Serial 98XXXX
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Silver
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex 7205 Oyster Rivet Bracelet W/ 60 End Pieces


The excellent case shows signs of being previously lightly polished, retaining thick and even lugs showing little to no wear. The stainless steel engine-turned bezel remains in stunning unpolished condition exhibiting very little wear from age. The case back is stamped III.63. The Rolex 7205 Oyster rivet bracelet with 60 end pieces is in excellent condition for its age, remaining unpolished and exhibiting very little stretch.


The wonderful "SWISS" only silver dial remains in excellent vintage condition showing very little patina from age. The very early tritium lume plots are golden in coloration and glow properly, exhibiting no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The early tritium "dauphine" hands match the dial perfectly and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection.


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