|Model:||Oyster Perpetual Date ref 15000|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||34mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||42mm|
Good condition Rolex Oyster Perpetual date reference 15000 in stainless steel. The dial is light grey in perfect condition. It comes with stainless steel batons and dot every five minutes. The date is at 3 o’clock. The hands are in stainless steel with baton style. It is a “T Swiss T” model. The crown has the Rolex logo. The back case is screwed. Automatic movement with caliber 3035 and 27 jewels. The serial number of the watch is 7,324,… and date the watch to 1982. The watch comes with a stainless-steel bracelet 78350-19 and double clasp Rolex buckle.
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf founded in London “ Wilsdorf & Davis” a wholesaler company. The same year, he signed a contract to distribute the Aegler wristwatches brand in UK. In 1908, he creates his own brand called “Rolex” abbreviation of “Rolling Export”. In 1914, Wilsdorf won a class “A” rating certificate from the Kew observatory in England. In 1914, “Les Fils de jean Aegler become Rolex Watch Co. Aegler SA, Manufacture d’Horlogerie”. In 1920, Wilsdorf founded “Montres Rolex SA” in Geneva. In 1926, he patented a watchcase with a screw down crown. In 1927 the “Oyster” was born when Mercedes Gleitze crossed the Channel in 15 hours and 15 minutes. In 1931, came the “Perpetual”, then the “Datejust” in 1945. Since 2000, Rolex makes its own movements and produce over 700,000 watches a year many being iconic like the Daytona, Submariner or the Prince to name a few.
Automatic movement with caliber 3035, 27 jewels, 28,800 bhp and 42hours of power reserve. The movement was introduced in 1977 or replaced with the 3135 in 1988.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 34mm
Length including lugs: 42mm