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Rolex Steel and Gold with Original Dial Rare Model from Mid 1950s



FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oyster Perpetual / Reference 6564 METAL / MATERIAL: Steel / 14Kt. Gold Bezel CIRCA / YEAR: Mid 1950's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 39mm x 34mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 26 Jewels / Caliber 1030 DIAL / HANDS: Original Silvered with Applied Markers / Dauphine Hands ATTACHMENT / LENGTH: Alligator, 19mm / Regular Length WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This classic and rare Oyster Perpetual is fitted with its original unrestored dial in flawless condition. It is powered by the legendary 1030 caliber movement with 26 jewels. We have just serviced this watch so you should not need a service again for several years. This watch is in wonderful condition and can be worn all the time for all types of occasions.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    Long Beach, CA
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    Seller: 1865 Z1stDibs: LU422312646542

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About the Designer


Ask anyone, anywhere, to name a luxury watch brand, and the answer will probably be “Rolex.” This enviable worldwide recognition can be credited in part to the genius of company founder Hans Wilsdorf. When the German-born watch dealer and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, set up their London enterprise, in 1905, they called it Wilsdorf & Davis, according to the traditional formula.But Wilsdorf was determined to come up with another name that was short, would look good on a watch dial and was easy to say and remember in several languages. In 1908, he trademarked the name Rolex, and by 1920, he had moved the company to Geneva and redubbed it as Montres Rolex S.A.But the main reasons for the brand’s success are its commitment to precision and unflagging pursuit of innovation. In 1926, the company introduced the aptly named Oyster model. With a screw-down crown and case back, both fitted with rubber gaskets, this was the first truly waterproof watch.Five years later, Rolex upped the ante with the Oyster Perpetual. That model’s patented Perpetual movement contained a rotor mechanism enabling it to self-wind. In another trendsetting move, in 1945, the brand debuted the Datejust, with a date window prominently displayed on the dial.The company’s two most iconic models are sports watches. Although the Submariner, which debuted in 1953, was developed as a dive watch, its waterproof case, solid construction and good looks made it a favorite of adventurers and urbanites alike, including James Bond, who wore it in classics like Dr. No and Goldfinger. The Daytona, the racing chronograph made famous by Paul Newman, is especially sought after by collectors. Newman’s personal Daytona, which hit the auction block in 2017, sold for $17.8 million.Find vintage and contemporary Rolex watches, bracelets and more on 1stDibs.
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