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1972 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Mens Watch (Datejust President Bracelet), Champagne Dial - 18K Gold

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CONDITIONS

PRISTINE Merchandise is in “like new” condition. There are no signs of wear or any other visible imperfections.  EXCELLENT Merchandise is in exceptionally good condition with very little wear. Any imperfections are described in detail.  VERY GOOD: Merchandise is in very good condition for its age. Older items may exhibit very light patina and wear relative to the age of the product, and more contemporary items will be just short of “excellent”. GOOD: Merchandise is in good condition and typically will appear mildly to moderately used. There may be some surface scratches and/or other imperfections. Older items may exhibit patina and wear related to their age. Please review the item listing for specific details regarding condition.

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Today's offering showcases this handsome all-original Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date model encased in 18K gold with very uncommon Rolex bracelet with links that resemble those of a President. The Date model is essentially a Datejust with a slightly smaller diameter (34mm instead of 36mm). Powered by the highly regarded Caliber 1570 movement, the mechanism that powered Datejust watches as well early Submariner, Explorer, and GMT models, this original vintage classic is worthy of a home in a fine collection or under the cuff of a deserving gentleman. Here is a little more about the watch:


* 18K gold Oyster case


* Self-winding movement, officially certified by the Swiss watch governing body


* Rolex Twinlock screw down crown for water resistance


* Acrylic crystal with magnifying 'Cyclops' window for easy reading of the date


* Beautiful original champagne dial in just short of perfect mint condition.


* Elegant fluted gold bezel


* Very uncommon and original 18K gold Rolex bracelet with links done in a Presidential style


It is fully original down to the hands and winding crown. The case is in pleasing condition. The original champagne dial is just short of perfect mint. And the chronometer movement is running very true. Our Master Watchmaker has just performed any needed servicing on the watch including installing new genuine Rolex gaskets.



FINER POINTS


Model: Oyster Perpetual Date, Reference 1503


No: 2,858,089


Functions: Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Date, Sweep Seconds


Dial: Champagne with applied gold baton indexes, outer minute/second division, luminous hour dots, aperture for the date. Original, just short of perfect mint condition


Hands: Original, luminous gold batons


Movement type: Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, hack mechanism


Bracelet: 18K gold Rolex Jubilee bracelet with folding clasp, dated stamped '72, designed to fit a wrist up to approx. 7 1/2 inches, adjustable, excellent condition with stretch (hollow links) and previous touch up repairs to the inside of the clasp


Width between lugs: 19mm


Crystal type: Acrylic, 'Cyclops' magnifying date window


Return Policy: 7 days from the day it is received

SKU: 21-183864
Accompanied by: Rolex
Bracelet/Strap: 18K Gold
Color: Champagne with applied gold baton indexes
Watch Movement: Automatic
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Authenticity Details: Rolex
Case Dimensions (in mm): 34mm diameter, 13mm thick
Primary Material: 18K Gold

Domestic and international shipping is by FedEx. All shipments are fully insured.

Please contact Portero Customer Care Department for a return authorization, and ship back item within 7 days of receipt. Items must be properly packaged in comparable box, and in unworn condition.

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