1973 Rolex Oysterdate Precision (Ref. 6694) Silver Linen Dial
Manual wind movements have always been a part of Rolex, and the 6694 was a staple in the Rolex production line from the 60s to 80s. The workhorse Rolex 1225 movement is reliable and dependably accurate.
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The strong case has been lightly polished in the past and retains full and symmetrical lugs that show honest signs of use. The smooth stainless steel bezel is unpolished and shows light signs of honest use. The original crystal does show wear and can be replaced upon request. The Rolex 7825 folded-link Oyster bracelet with 357 end pieces is in excellent condition and retains 12 links that show only light stretch from use.
The silver linen dial is beautiful and very well preserved, showing only a slight amount of aging around "T SWISS T" below the 6 o'clock marker. The tritium lume plots all remain fully intact, half of the lume plots have taken on a dark patina the other half are a creamy yellow coloration, under U.V. light inspection the lume plots exhibit no degradation. The original tritium hands match the creamy yellow lume perfectly and display no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The metallic date wheel is era correct with open 6's and 9's.
The watch is running perfectly, the previous service history is unknown.