Rolex

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.

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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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