RARE 1966 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual (Ref. 1013) 18K YG "Oversized Case"
The Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Ref. 1013 is a rare and sought after reference. The most interesting draw of this reference is its unexpected 36mm case. Considered "oversized" for the Oyster-Perpetual reference range as the majority of this model is 34mm. This gives you a unique look from Rolex, giving the wearer the larger size of a Datejust with the simplicity of a non-date dial.
This Rolex Oyster Perpetual would make a great start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to an expanding collection as a daily driver and would provide a classic feel while bringing a unique look while worn on the wrist.
|Material||18K Yellow Gold|
|Bracelet||2pc Handmade Leather Strap|
The case is believed to remain unpolished showing strong factory finishing and light honest wear from use. The yellow gold fluted bezel is unpolished with little to no wear from use. The watch will come supplied on a 2pc leather strap of your choosing.
The silver sunburst dial is absolutely gorgeous and in near flawless condition. The tritium lume plots have aged to a wonderful creamy patina and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection. 11 o'clock and 2 o'clock markers have taken on a darker patina, which is common among this reference. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection.
None. The watch is running but extended service history is unknown.