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Rolex Date Ref. 1500 Silver Fox

It does not get more timeless than this! This watch has looked thoroughly modern since its birth in 1970, and it still does today. And we bet it still will when you hand it down to the next generation a couple of decades from now.

So how come? There is just something super clean and minimalist about a Rolex Date on Oyster bracelet. A sporty combination that will still hold its own perfectly with a suit and tie. And the 34mm size is just sheer perfection for both men and women. A classy, modest look on most guys and a sportier look on many gals. Just don’t show this statement to your significant other, you wouldn’t want your new Rollie to become a time-share, would you? As an extra, it also comes with the original papers.

Add to the equation the grey sunburst dial with black printing and you have a real winner. And one that, we know it’s all relative, does not break the bank like many other Rolex watches do. Do you reckon it might suit you? We are pretty confident it will!

 

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Details
Brand Rolex
Diameter 34 mm
Model Date
Bracelet/strap: Steel
Reference 1500
Lug Width 19 mm
Year of production (circa) 1970
Set Content Original papers, Rolex service papers
Material Steel
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Crystal Acrylic
Movement Automatic
Backstory

The Rolex Date line is perhaps a bit of a hidden gem. Overlooked by the male audience when fashion dictated watches should be big in the early 2000s. Now that the trends are leaning towards smaller again, they are being rediscovered as a pretty great size for both men and women. Of course, there are smaller sizes available as well, but the 34mm is the most common.

Rolex launched the 36mm Datejust and the 34mm Air King in 1945. About a decade later, the Date was added as a sort of in-between model. The same 34mm Oyster case as the Air King, but with the addition of a date and cyclops like the Datejust.

So what you have here is a watch that is technically the same as a Datejust, but since its smaller size scares off some of the potential buyers, it is much more affordable. So if you are confident wearing a subtle size like this (if you are not, come and try one on. You will be converted) this is a real sweet spot in the vintage Rolex market!

The Date comes in tons of variations. From rare early models with gilt dials and dagger hands, to super minimalist silver dial, oyster bracelet examples. You can have your pick of materials, colors and bracelets. There is surely a version that will speak to you!

Shipping

At AWCo we put the safety of our shipments upfront at all times. Therefore, we ship all our packages insured.

We strive to promptly handle packages to minimize delays. Delivery times begin from the day of dispatch. While we make every effort to ensure smooth delivery, we cannot be held responsible for delays caused by destination customs, local duties, taxes, or lost items during transit.

Certainly, we understand that overloaded mail-order companies can also contribute to potential delays in the delivery process. Despite our best efforts, external factors beyond our control may affect shipping times. Rest assured, we remain committed to providing timely service and will work diligently to ensure your order reaches you as promptly as possible. For any inquiries or updates, feel free to reach out to us at info@awco.nl. Your satisfaction is our priority.

Brand

Rolex

Model

Reference

1500

Year of production (circa)

1970

Material

Steel

Crystal

Acrylic

Movement

Automatic

Diameter

34 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Steel

Lug Width

19 mm

Set Content

Original papers, Rolex service papers