ROLEX REF 1501 DATE STEEL
Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Date, Superlative Chronometer,
Officially Certified," case No.3676582, Ref. 1501. Made circa 1972.
Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless
steel Chronometer wristwatch with date and a stainless steel Rolex
Oyster bracelet with deployant clasp.
Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case
back and crown, graduated engine-turned bezel, crystal with
Matte silver with applied faceted steel indexes and luminous
dots, outer minutes/second track, aperture for the date. Luminous
steel baton hands.
Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement,
monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and five
positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free sprung Breguet
balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.