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Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1018 Silver Dial

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    At Bob's Watches, your trust is very important to us. We believe that buying a pre-owned Rolex watch online should be simple, honest, and straightforward. To that end, we guarantee that every Rolex watch on our site is 100% authentic, comprised entirely of Rolex parts. Our mission is to be the leading trusted online source for selling and buying authentic pre-owned Rolex watches. We stand behind this authenticity guarantee with a full money back refund on any watch not found to be completely genuine.
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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 121537
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model Name: Oyster Perpetual 1018
Serial/Year: 1,2XX,XXX - 1966 - 1967
Gender: Men's
Movement: 1570 Automatic movement, acrylic crystal, waterproof screw-down crown
Case: Stainless steel (36mm) w/ polished bezel
Dial: Silver Index 
Bracelet: Complimentary black leather w/ Rolex tang clasp
Box & Papers: Complimentary Bob's Presentation box and Certificate of Authenticity
Comments: This Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual comes w/ Bob's 3-day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

Vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1018

By Paul Altieri

Rolex developed the first waterproof timepiece in 1926, naming it the "Oyster" after its waterproof seal. A few years later, the brand also developed their first self-winding movement referred to as the "Perpetual" movement, and the concept behind the Oyster Perpetual as we know it today was born. The vintage model 1018 was produced in the late 1960s and exudes the classic style that the brand has become so closely associated with. The case measures a very wearable 36mm in diameter and displays the time on a simple, three-hand dial. As an older pre-owned Rolex, the dial does show some signs of aging, which is a very desirable trait in a watch of this age.

Rolex didn't start to produce their movements completely in-house until 1957 when the 1500 series of movements was released. The calibre 1570 that beats within this vintage Rolex was among the brand's first in-house movement and was also COSC certified. The calibre 1570 beats at a rate of 19,800 bph and was among the first movements to offer a hacking feature.

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*All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed.

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