A 1967 Rolex automatic men’s watch, with scarce and sought after milled bezel.
HOW DO WE DATE THIS WATCH?
We can date this perfectly to 1967 by the serial number on the case. The case design is the 1500.
The case shows a few minor signs of wear that can be seen on the photos. Importantly the case does not appear to have been polished at any time. The crown is a Rolex Twinlock one that screws down nicely. The silver sunburst dial is in fabulous condition, correctly marked with the T-SWISS-T writing under 6 to indicate tritium lume. The plexiglass is new and has the correct 2.5x crystal. The Rolex 1570 automatic chronometer rated movement has 26 jewels and is working perfectly. The leather strap has a Rolex buckle on it. This watch has been serviced and is ready to wear. The date wheel has the open 6 font.
We have added a new (non Rolex) rivet style style solid stainless steel bracelet to this watch.
Anyone who might be considering a vintage Rolex might enjoy this article. https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/9-basic-things-you-should-always-look-at-before-buying-a-vintage-rolex
This watch will be supplied with a presentation box and our Certificate of Authenticity.
Please see the HD video below for more detail. The video was filmed with the previous, incorrect crystal where the date magnifier was 1.5x.
Width with crown 37.3 mm
Width without crown 34.8 mm
Between lugs 19 mm
Lug to lug length 41.3 mm
Bracelet maximum length 205 mm
Thickness 12.0 mm
All sizes are approximate
£2,499, including 6 months guarantee and free worldwide delivery*
*Subject to suitable courier service being available between our countries.
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