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1969 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Wristwatch

Item Details

A 1969 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date wristwatch. This watch is a direct descendant from the original Oyster Perpetual that was the first waterproof wristwatch with its sealed against the elements oyster case. The timepiece features a round stainless steel bezel surrounding a silvered dial with gold-tone stick hour markers, baton-style hands, and a magnified date window at the three o’clock position. The watch also includes the classic Rolex crown logo, a smooth stainless steel case and case back and the watch is displayed on a rare tapered Rivet’ oyster bracelet with a fold-over clasp.

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- magnified date window.
- rare Rivet style Oyster bracelet in excellent condition.
- three middle serial numbers are worn away between the lugs at the 6 mark.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Oyster Perpetual Date
Model Number: 6516
Serial Number: 2,1XX,X61
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: 1161 Automatic, 26 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1969
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex S.A. Geneva Switzerland, Stainless Steel, 6519 Patented 111.69
Functions: Date
Clasp Style: Fold Over
Case to Case (mm): 26
Lug to Lug (mm): 31
Total Length: 6.75"
Bracelet/Fob Material: Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Oyster
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by a Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker.
  • 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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