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    Rolex, Rare Ref. 1530 Oyster Perpetual Date, Automatic, Stainless Steel, Circa 1976
    Case: 36mm, stainless steel, three body, brushed and polished, with screw-down crown, No. 4138849
    Dial: brushed silver, with raised outer minute track, luminous five-minute dots, applied stainless baton markers, and date aperture; stainless baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, stainless sword seconds hand
    Movement: Rolex caliber 1570 automatic, 26 jewels, Swiss lever, certified chronometer, adjusted to five positions and temperature, with rhodium finish, No. D270136
    Band: stainless steel, 12 links, approximately 7 inches at maximum length, including watch, stamped 96660
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and deployment clasp

    Rolex's automatic ref. 1530 was introduced in 1975 and discontinued in 1977, when this case style was used for the first Oysterquartz watches. Total production is estimated at below 1,500 pieces. This timepiece includes a Rolex suede pouch, 7/2018 Rolex service card and receipt, and its original crown and case back replaced during service.


    Condition Report*: Type: Rolex, Rare Ref. 1530 Oyster Perpetual Date, Automatic, Stainless Steel, Circa 1976
    Signed: Rolex on dial, case, crown, movement, and deployment clasp
    Model: Oyster Perpetual Date, Ref. 1530
    Dial: brushed silver, with raised outer minute track, luminous five-minute dots, applied stainless baton markers, and date aperture
    Hands: stainless baton hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, stainless sword seconds hand
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case: #4138849
    Case Info: three body, brushed and polished, with screw-down crown, integral bracelet, and screw-down back
    Case Width: 36mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: Rolex caliber 1570 automatic, 26 jewels, Swiss lever, certified chronometer, adjusted to five positions and temperature, with rhodium finish, No. D270136
    Band: stainless steel, 12 links, approximately 7 inches at maximum length, including watch, stamped 96660
    Circa: 1976
    Condition: Excellent throughout. Running, with 7/2018 Rolex service card. Note that service included crown and case-back replacement; original parts included with watch.
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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