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1971 Rolex Date Stainless Steel Automatic Wristwatch

Item Details

A 1971 Rolex Date stainless steel wristwatch. This is a vintage watch that features the iconic Date design with its clean aesthetic style displayed in a smooth round stainless steel bezel that frames a grey dial with silver indexes, baton-style hands and a magnified date window. This distinctive watch also features a stainless steel case, an automatic movement with 26 jewels and is displayed on a stainless steel Rolex U.S.A./JB Champion oval link Jubilee bracelet with a fold over clasp.

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- magnified date window.
- the case is marked 6516 between the lugs and 6519 inside the case back. Both the case serial number and manufacture date on the case back correspond to 1971.
- Rolex U.S.A/ JB Champion oval link Jubilee bracelet.
- the bracelet center links are slightly stretched.
- scratches on the bezel and case back.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Date
Model Number: 6516
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Rolex Cal11.61, 26 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1971
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex S.A., Geneva Switzerland, Patented, Stainless Steel, 6519, I.71
Functions: Date Window
Clasp Style: Fold Over
Case to Case (mm): 26
Lug to Lug (mm): 31
Total Length: 7.00"
Bracelet/Fob Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Jubilee
  • 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.
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