Movement Serial: D81012
Case Serial: D81012
Production Date: 1962
This Watch is SOLD
This watch is an exceptional piece! All original, mint condition, non-date, stainless steel with attached ‘Rivet–end’ Oyster band. The bezel is smooth, also referred to as a “lap’” bezel. The crown is also original with a crisp Rolex crown stamped onto it and two dots making it an original vintage. This original dial is flat black with large radium fill, printed in white, Rolex Oyster Perpetual Explorer, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified. The model is 1016 with serial number D81012, which dates the watch as 1962. The band is exceptional, with little or no stretch, and refinished like new with Rolex Satin finish and high gloss edge. The Rivet end Oyster band is stamped with the Rolex crown and inside the fold over clasp is stamped with the Rolex logo. It is also stamped on the buckle with Rolex production date 4 /62, meaning the fourth quarter 1962. The genuine vintage Rolex crystal is manufactured from Lucite plastic, and is in excellent condition, with no scratches. The hands, which are original to this watch, are radium filled, ‘Mercedes end’ hands, also known as ‘lollipop hands'. The movement contains 25 jewels and is automatically wound. The movement caliber number is 1560 with serial number D81012.
This watch is an exceptional piece for collectors or anyone looking for an original, clean Rolex vintage watch. The movement has been serviced and is in pristine original condition and the watch comes with a vintage Rolex box. Also included is a 1960s vintage instruction booklet and buckle tags.