*Unpolished* 1968 Rolex Two-Tone Oyster Perpetual (Ref. 1005) Silver Dial


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This Rolex Oyster Perpetual ref. 1005 in 14K yellow gold and stainless steel 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 and sophisticated feel while bringing a unique look while worn on the wrist. 


Stock # RLXOP1005-3
Brand Rolex
Style Oyster Perpetual
Model 1005
Serial 19XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel / 14K Yellow Gold
Dial Silver
Millimeters 34
Bracelet Rolex 7205 Two-Tone Oyster Rivet Bracelet W/ 57 End Pieces


The crisp case is believed to remain unpolished, showing lugs that are both thick and symmetrical with strong factory lines and finishing throughout, and light signs of use present. The unpolished 14K yellow gold bezel features sharp finishing with a light rosy patina from age. The original Rolex 7205 two-tone Oyster rivet bracelet with 57 end pieces retians 12 links that show almost no stretch and minimal wear, the bracelet will fir up to a 7 1/4-inch wrist.


The orignial silver sunbust dial has acheived a handsome vintage aesthetic through subtle and consistent aging around the dial, but without actual damage being present. The tritium lume plots have aged to a dark patina and display no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The orignal tritium hands match the dial perfectly and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection.


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