1970 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Date (Ref. 1500)
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.
|Bracelet||Rolex 7835 "Folded-Link" Oyster Bracelet W/ 357 End Pieces|
The stunning case is in exceptional condition and has been recently polished to maintain the crisp factory brushing and angles while retaining thick and symmetrical lugs that show almost no signs of use. The smooth stainless steel bezel has been lightly polished and is in excellent condition. The Rolex 7835 folded-link Oyster bracelet with 357 end pieces is in great condition, retaining 12 links that show light stretch from use.
The silver sunburst dial with block markers is in perfect condition, showing no blemishes or signs of use. The tritium lume plots have taken on a lovely creamy patina, under U.V. light inspection the 6 o'clock lume plot shows light degradation and remains intact, the rest of the lume plots exhibit no degrdation. the original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and display no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The metallic date wheel is original with closed 6's and 9's which is correct for this era.
None. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.