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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Reference 15000, 1983

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Reference 15000, 1983

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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Reference 15000 from 1983: A Timepiece Wrapped in Nostalgia
Step back to 1983 with this Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Reference 15000, a year when the airwaves were filled with the iconic beats of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" and the cinematic world was enchanted by the likes of "Return of the Jedi." Amidst this vibrant pop culture landscape, this Rolex timepiece emerged, capturing the essence of the era with its minimalist charm and timeless design.

An Understated Classic
The Rolex Date may have played second fiddle to its more prominent sibling, the Datejust, but its 34mm case size has found a dedicated following among those who seek elegance without excess. This particular Reference 15000 is a pristine representation of that ethos, presented on a sophisticated leather strap that adds a contemporary twist to its classic appeal.

Preserved Perfection
This 1983 example comes with an impressive lineage, complete with its original box, papers, hang tag, and even the receipt—a full set that's become a rarity. The acrylic crystal and tritium lume hearken back to a bygone era of watchmaking, while the reliable Caliber 3035 movement within remains a steadfast companion for the wearer.

A Nod to the Discerning Collector
For the vintage watch collector or those on the cusp of their first foray into the world of classic timepieces, this Rolex Date offers an excellent starting point. Its understated dial, devoid of unnecessary embellishment, speaks volumes about the wearer's confidence and preference for enduring style over transient trends.

In Conclusion: Time-Honored Elegance Awaits
If you're the type of person who appreciates the quiet luxury of a vintage Rolex, and who understands the subtle power of an understated statement piece, then this Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Reference 15000 from 1983 is your perfect match. It's not just a timepiece; it's a wearable piece of history, ready to grace the wrist of someone who recognizes its storied past and potential for future stories.

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Key Information

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Reference 15000, 1983

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Rolex
  • Model: Oyster Perpetual Date
  • Ref.: 15000
  • Year: 1983
  • SKU: 1951


  • Movement Calibre: 3035
  • Movement Type: Automatic
  • Case Size: 34mm

Box and Papers:

  • Box and Papers

Condition Report

Condition Report: Presented in good vintage condition. The dial is in excellent condition. The hands, previously re-lumed, are also in great shape. The case and bracelet have previously received a polish and remain in good order. Small scratches are still visible as expected for its age but overall remain in good order. The reference 78350 Oyster bracelet is in good overall condition and will fit wrists upto 18.5cm. Finally we've also included a beautiful leather strap to give you the option of changing up the look of your watch.

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