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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K
Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 18K

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This watch was made in the 1950s

Brand: Rolex
Model: Oyster Perpetual 18K
Collection: Oyster Perpetual
Reference: 6564
Year: 1956
Scope of Delivery: zrhbrg Packaging with digital Asset
Diameter: 34mm
Glass: Acrylic Glass
Case Material: 18ct. Solid Gold
Bezel Material: 18ct. Solid Gold
Case Back Material: 18ct. Solid Gold
Dial Color: Silver
Features: Chronometer
Indexes: Print and Applied
Dial Handstyle: Dauphine Hands
Movement Type: Automatic Movement
Caliber: 1030 Butterfly Rotor
Base Caliber: 1030
Number of Stones: 25
Strap Material: Leather
Clasp Type: Tang Buckle
Clasp Material: 18ct. Solid Gold

About the Watch

In 1931 Rolex patented a self-winding watch movement, this was one of the first movements to be wound through the means of a rotor ‘weight’. This weight moved as the wearer moved their arm and wrist, constantly winding the mechanism. Hence the moniker ‘Perpetual’ as it would be perpetually wound. At that early juncture in Rolex’s history, the first Perpetual movements were not solely designed and produced by Rolex. They were originally modules that consisted of rotor assembly mechanisms that could be bolted onto the back of an existing movement, called the Hunter from movement maker Aegler. Though some of the Rolex reference history is vague and lost to the annuls of time, the first documentation with true indication of the first Oyster Perpetual model was in 1950 when the Oyster Perpetual makes its first appearance. A number of calibres were used such as the 645 and 1030, which was also featured inside the early Submariner and the Explorer. From 1959 onwards the Rolex Oyster Perpetual No Date all featured automatic movements (hence the name) screw down back and screw down crown. As a model the No Date was always 36mm in size, featuring a plastic crystal and a 26 jewels movement. All starting with reference 1002 through to reference 1038, from reference 1003 onwards until the 1038 they were all available with either fluted or milled bezels. Available at the time with a selection of bracelets and available in stainless steel, steel and gold with yellow, white, pink gold bezel. Or even the whole watch in solid pink or yellow gold. The two calibres that feature within this generation of Oyster Perpetual are the 1560 and the 1570. The production for this Oyster Perpetual ended in the early to mid – 1980s"

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Known the world over, Rolex is a benchmark for prestige and quality in watchmaking. Since its creation, the brand has placed the reliability of its products uppermost. It submits virtually its entire movement production for testing by the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres to obtain COSC certification. Rolex is also renowned for its after-sales service which is performed by staff who have been specially trained, often in Rolex's own schools in countries around the globe, including the United States and Japan.

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