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Date Reference 1500, a stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date, Circa 1979

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Description

Rolex released the reference 1500 in the early 1960s. The timepiece was fitted with a chronometer grade caliber, coupled with a date complication. The present version bears the rarer and early black dial, for a simple yet very elegant look.

Condition Report

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The case shows visible signs of wear, surface scratches and nicks throughout. Scratches at the acrylic crystal. The bracelet with stretch. The dial with visible sign of age throughout. Residue throughout the hands. The movement is running at the time of cataloging, however, it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.

Year

1979

Reference Number

1500

Model

Date

Complication

Date

Gender

Men's, Women's

Dial Color(s)

Silver

Dial Numerals

Stick

Movement Type

Automatic

Case Material(s)

Stainless Steel

Case Number

56*****

Case Size (mm)

34

Case Back

Screw-down

Band Material

Stainless Steel

Dimension Notes

Fits a wrist size of 6.5 inches or smaller.

Clasp Type

Deployant buckle

Clasp Material(s)

Stainless Steel

Signature

Dial, Movement

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