1966 Oversize 1018 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Chronometer (VW657)
Presented in close to mint condition is this extremely rare 1966 oversize 36mm stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Chronometer, these ref: 1018’s are very collectable and highly sought after.
The genuine top quality stainless steel Rolex ref: 1018 oversize case is in close to mint condition. The case measures 36mm in diameter excluding the signed screw down Rolex winding crown. The screw in case back is signed ‘MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA SWITZERLAND STAINLESS STEEL 1018 V1.66’, the serial number 159xxx and case back both date this Rolex to 1966. The screw down Rolex crown functions properly. The case has the correct combination of brushed satin lug shoulders and highly polished sides. The silver dial is framed by a highly polished smooth bezel which contrasts beautifully with the brushed satin lugs.
This Rolex has been fitted with a new hand made 20mm Hirsch brown leather strap and retains its stainless steel Rolex buckle.
The very rare and original sunburst silver dial is in excellent condition, this dial looks superb in natural light. The dial has very attractive silver hour markers with larger markers on the quarters, making them really stand out from the dial. The silver hands and seconds sweep contrast beautifully with the silver dial. The dial is signed ‘ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED SWISS’ with the raised silver Rolex crown logo in the twelve position.
The high grade automatic 26 Jewel Swiss made Rolex caliber 1570 Chronometer movement is in superb condition and is keeping excellent time over a 36hr period, this movement has been well cared for over the years and has just had a recent service. The watch winds and sets smoothly. The movement is signed ‘MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA SWISS TWENTY SIX 26 JEWELS ADJUSTED 5 POSITIONS AND TEMPERATURE 1570’’.
This Rolex is supplied with a Vintage Winders Authentication Certificate, a Vintage Winders receipt/warranty document and instructions for care and use supplied in a Vintage Winders glossy folder. The certificate and receipt contain full details of the watch including make, model, serial number, movement caliber and bracelet/strap type.
A superb example of a very rare and collectable large size Rolex Oyster Chronometer and presented in ready to wear condition.
Rolex Oversize Chronometer
1570 Chronometer, Automatic
Brown leather Hirsch with Rolex buckle
Vintage Winders Presentation Box
Vintage Winders Authentication
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