1969 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Slate Gray Dial Rivet Bracelet Ref 1500

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Awesome 1969 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date with fantastic slate grey dial with white print and rare white stripe markers in a classic model 1500 case with smooth bezel on a beautiful riveted original bracelet. This classy vintage Rolex looks sharp on the wrist yet has that unmistakable vintage feel and can be worn in any environment or outfit.  I just love the look of that old style riveted bracelet with the lightly faded, almost ghostly look of the original factory printed dial. Freshly serviced this watch is keeping excellent time and testing waterproof, ready to wear without hesitation!

Circa: 1969

Style: Sport, Casual, Mid-Century Dress

Case: Solid stainless steel 3-piece case measuring 34mm in diameter excluding the signed original crown.  The case shows some minor wear with a few surface marks but overall is sharp and clean. Inside the back is fully signed Montre Rolex SA, Geneva, Switzerland, Patented, Stainless Steel, 1500 with a date stamp of 1.69 or the first quarter of 1969.  It comes on its original Oyster style riveted 7205/57 bracelet in superb condition for its age, still quite tight with 14 links including the signed 57 endlinks.

Dial: Rare and wonderful original factory printed slate gray dial with white "ghost" printing and unique silver applied hour markers with white stripped tops making there contrast with the gray background beautifully.  The dial on the wrist is very sharp, but does has a few tiny flakes of paint that have come off over the years from natural ageing.  Fully signed Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, T Swiss T.

Movement: Rolex's famed in-house caliber 1570 chronometre grade automatic movement in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition, freshly serviced here at Meticulous with our full 1 year mechanical warranty.  Fully signed Montre Rolex SA, 26 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions & Temperature, Geneva, Swiss.