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1978 Rolex Date 1500 18K Gold and Stainless Steel Automatic Wristwatch

Item Details

A vintage Rolex Date 18K gold and stainless steel automatic wristwatch. This luxury timepiece features a refinished dial displaying stick hour markers and baton style hands along with a magnified date window at the three o’clock position. The watch also includes a black leather bracelet on the sides with a buckle clasp.

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- the dial has been refinished and had the ‘Date’ branding changing to ‘Datejust’.
- the bezel has a dark patina.
- the crystal is scratched.
- scratches on the back of the lugs.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Date
Model Number: 1500
Bezel Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Rolex Cal. 1575, 26 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1978
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex S.A. Geneva Switzerland, Patented Stainless Steel, 1500
Functions: Date Window
Clasp Style: Buckle
Case to Case (mm): 34
Lug to Lug (mm): 42.5
Bracelet/Fob Length: 9.25"
Bracelet/Fob Material: Leather, Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Strap
Total Weight (grams): 56.60
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated by a Watch Specialist using industry standard testing to ensure metal content and accuracy. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate​.
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under dimensions.
  • Pre-owned jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.
  • While we represent items accurately on our site to the best of our ability, the color calibration of computer monitors can vary, causing colors to appear slightly different from one monitor to another. Due to this, please note that precise color representation of metal and gemstones is not always possible.

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