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Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1005 18k Gold, 1959

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1005 18k Gold, 1959

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Emerging from the Rolex workshops in its splendid 18k rose gold case of 34mm, this Oyster Perpetual 1005 was ready to craft its own legacy. This was 1959, a landmark year: Barbie made her debut, the iconic Mini Cooper zipped onto roads for the first time, and Motown Records' birth changed the musical landscape forever. Just as these legends were creating history, this Rolex stood out as the epitome of elegance and precision.

Unadulterated Elegance Meets Rolex Mastery
The Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1005 stands out with its timeless elegance. While many equate Rolex with show-stopping splendor, the 1005 offers a distinct flavor—understated grace. Its sleek case silhouette, complemented its minimalist dial design, converges with the precision of the chronometer-rated automatic movement, embodying the term 'sleeper watch' in the most luxurious manner possible.

Legacy of the Oyster Perpetual
The name "Oyster Perpetual" is a nod to two of Rolex's key developments: the revolutionary waterproof Oyster case and the automatic Perpetual movement. These two marvels transformed wristwatches from mere fragile adornments to robust, indispensable companions.

An Investment in Timeless Craftsmanship
The reference 1005 offers more than just timeless beauty; it presents an enticing opportunity for both seasoned collectors and those venturing into the vintage arena. It stands as one of the last bastions of vintage gold Rolex watches available without delving deep into the coffers (relatively speaking of course). A testament to Rolex's 20th-century craftsmanship, it's an alluring choice for budding enthusiasts and astute investors alike.

Your Gateway to Vintage Rolex Splendor?
This Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1005, with its blend of history and artistry, beckons to be a part of your collection. A symbol of a bygone era and yet ever so relevant. Feel that allure? We say trust your instincts. This is a watch that you can dress up or down and the perfect choice to pass down the generations. Any questions or thoughts? We're here to guide and assist.
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Key Information

Rolex Oyster Perpetual 1005 18k Gold, 1959

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Rolex
  • Model: Oyster Perpetual
  • Ref.: 1005
  • Year: 1959
  • SKU: 1833


  • Movement Calibre: 1560
  • Movement Type: Automatic
  • Case Size: 34mm

Box and Papers:

  • Original Receipt

Condition Report

Presented in overall excellent condition. The dial remains clean as does the case given its age. The movement is freshly serviced and finally the watch is fitted with a new third party strap (others are available on request).

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