1966 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual (Ref. 1018) "36mm Case"

The Rolex Oyster-Perpetual ref. 1018 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.

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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. 


Stock # RLXOP1018-2
Brand Rolex
Style Oyster-Perpetual
Model 1018
Serial 14XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver
Millimeters 36
Bracelet 2pc Handmade Leather Strap


The handsome oversized Oyster-Perpetual case is in wonderful, lightly polished condition with thick and symmetrical lugs that display light signs of honest use. The smooth stainless steel bezel exhibits minimal signs of previous use. The watch will come supplied on a 2pc handmade leather strap.


The silver sunburst dial is in beautiful vintage condition, showing only minimal signs of age. The tritium lume plots have aged to a dark patina and display light, but consistent degradation throughout when inspected under U.V. light. The original hands match the dial perfectly, under U.V. light inspection the hour hand remains fully intact, the minute hand exhibits some lume loss, and is stable.


None. The watch is recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.