*Unpolished* 1970 Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Date (Ref. 1500) Blue "Mosaic" Dial W/ Double Punched Papers

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 on the wrist.


Stock # RLXOP1500-70/2
Brand Rolex
Style Oyster-Perpetual Date
Model 1500
Serial 26XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Blue Mosaic
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex 7835 Folded-Link Oyster Bracelet W/ 357 End Pieces


The unpolished case is in exceptional original condition, showing only gentle signs of use with crisp factroy finishing throughout. The smooth stainless steel bezel shows minimal signs of use and remains unpolished as well. The unpolished case back features crisp factory finishing with light signs of use. The original Rolex 7835 folded-link Oyster bracelet with 357 end pieces is stamped 3/71 and retains 13 links that show almost no stretch and will fit up to a 7 1/2-inch wrist.


The original blue Mosiac dial is in exceptional condition, showing almost no elements of and no damage. The most age visible is around the date window which is very common for this dial type. The tritium lume plots have aged to a creamy patina and display no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original tritium hands match the dial but shows some dark spot which is common, under U.V. light inspection the hands show no degradation. The metallic date wheel is original with open 6's and 9's.


The watch comes with its original Rolex punched serial guarantee paper and Rolex booklet with punched serial. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.