*Unpolished* 1971 Rolex Ladies Date (Ref. 6517) Silver Radial Dial

The Rolex Date and Datejust are some of the most iconic and beloved Rolex watches ever made. Launched in 1945, it has remained a timeless classic, instantly recognizable as an item of true quality and functional design. This ladies' Date can be worn just as easily with formal evening attire as it can be with jeans and a tee shirt. This piece would make an excellent start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to an expanding collection.

 1973 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 6916) Lapis Dial


Stock # RLXLD6517
Brand Rolex
Style Ladies Date
Model 6517
Serial 26XXXXX
Size Women's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver "Radial"
Millimeters 26
Bracelet Rolex 6251D Jubilee Bracelet W/ 68 End Pieces


The crisp unpolished stainless steel case is in exceptional condition, showing signs of gentle use with strong factory finishing throughout. the unpolished white gold fluted bezel retains crisp lines and dimensions with light signs of use present. The case back retains its factory markings in fully present and deep condition. The original Rolex 6251D rolled-link Jubilee bracelet with 68 end pieces retains 20 links that show minimal stretch and will fit up to a 6 1/4-inch wrist.


The original and uncommon non-luminous silver radial dial is flawless, showing no age or damage. The original hands retain the factory black enamel and are in excellent condition. The metallic date wheel is original with open 6's and 9's.


None. The watch is keeping time, but the service history is unknown. A movement service can be provided upon request.