Year of manufacture1970
ROLEX REF. 1005 YELLOW GOLD
Rolex, "Oyster Perpetual, Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified," case No. 1801509,
Ref. 1005. Made circa 1968.
Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with a gold
plated Rolex buckle.
Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, fluted bezel.
Champagne with applied yellow gold baton indexes and luminous dots, outer minute/
seconds divisions. Luminous black baton hands.
Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic
balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating
freesprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism.