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    Rolex, Vintage Ref. 1501 Oyster Perpetual Date, Stainless Steel, with Box, Papers and Service History, Circa 1970
    Case: 35 mm, stainless steel, three body, brushed and polished, with reeded bezel, and screw-down crown and back, stamped I.70, No. 2497531
    Dial: matte black, with outer minute track, applied stainless baton markers with luminous dots, and date aperture; stainless baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, stainless baton sweep seconds hand
    Movement: Rolex caliber 1570 automatic, 26 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with rhodium finish, No. D006096
    Band: stainless steel Oyster bracelet, 12 links, approximately 7 1/8 inches maximum length, including watch, stamped 557 on end pieces, 78350/19 on links, and 78350 on signed deployment clasp
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp

    This timepiece is accompanied by its leather inner box, wallet with 7/1971 sales receipt and warranty booklet, COSC certificate and certification booklet, service records dating from 1971 through 2009, and two retailer-imprinted Rolex polishing cloths.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Vintage Ref. 1501 Oyster Perpetual Date, Stainless Steel, with Box, Papers and Service History, Circa 1970
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and clasp
    Model: Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref. 1501
    Dial: matte black, with outer minute track, applied stainless baton markers with luminous dots, and date aperture
    Hands: stainless baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, stainless baton sweep seconds hand
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #2497531
    Case Info: three body, brushed and polished, with reeded bezel, and screw-down crown and back, stamped I.70
    Case Width: 35 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 1570 automatic, 26 jewels, Swiss lever, chronometer certified, adjusted to five positions plus temperature, with rhodium finish, No. D006096
    Band: stainless steel Oyster bracelet, 12 links, approximately 7 1/8 inches maximum length, including watch, stamped 557 on end pieces, 78350/19 on links, and 78350 on signed deployment clasp
    Circa: 1970
    Condition: Excellent non-tritium Rolex service dial. Good case with sharp edges and functioning screw-down crown, showing light rubbing on bezel edges and other signs of daily wear. Good bracelet, showing relatively little stretch, crisp Rolex crown on clasp, and surface scratches. Running, but service is recommended.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    June, 2019
    3rd Monday
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