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1963 Rolex Oyster Precision Ref.6426 "No Lume"

Authenticity Guaranteed / 14-days Inspection Period / 1-year Warranty

Another great opportunity to enter the world of vintage Rolex collecting and vintage collecting in general. This attractive Oyster Precision is a pretty rare reference 6426 compared to its' brother 6694 which also features date indication. It was produced in the third quarter of 1963 and boasts with a lovely silver dial in immaculate condition. It is equipped with a precise and reliable hand-winding caliber 1220 providing impressive 58 hours of power reserve once fully wound. Well-balanced size and comfort of the famous "Oyster" case complete the attractive and tasteful image.

Technical warranty: 1 year.

Case:

  • 3-body case with screw-down case back. Mixed brushed and high-polished finishing. Screw-down crown, smooth bezel.
  • Good overall condition showing thick lugs. Polished in the past. Showing  traces of wear and tear
  • 34 mm (without crown) / 48 mm (lug-to-lug) / 19 mm (between lugs)
  • Original steel crown signed with Rolex crown. 
  • Original plexiglass crystal
  • Case reference: 6426

    Movement:

    • Precise manual-winding movement
    • Cal.1220 signed "Montres Rolex SA, Geneva Swiss, Seventeen 17 Jewels"
    • Rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, 21600 A/h, 58 hours of power reserve.
    • Service history is unknown, however, timegrapher shows good results.

    Dial:

    • Original untouched dial in immaculate confition
    • Raised golden Rolex crown at 12 o'clock. Signed "Rolex" and "Oysterdate" at 12 o'clock and "Precision" and "-T Swiss T-" at 6 o'clock.
    • Original non-luminous hands in good condition.

    Delivery set:

    • The watch with our premium handmade calfskin strap
    • Our company’s warranty certificate, invoice and general terms and conditions.

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    It is always crucial to understand the size of the watch, especially when it comes to vintage watches which are generally considered as too small in comparison with what watch industry offers today. For example, the original Patek Philippe Calatrava introduced in the 1930s was only 31 mm in diameter, while today's classic Calatrava is 39 mm. When you think about 8 mm, it doesn't seem to be a big difference, but believe it is.

    In our condition reports we normally disclose three most important parameters as follows: diameter without crown / lug-to-lug length / lug width. 

    Diameter without crown

    It is, so far, the most important measurement to understand the size of a regular round-shaped watch.It helps you to understand proportions and overall look of the watch. It is important to consider width of the bezel and color of the dial, because certain combinations may make the watch look bigger, while some other smaller. It is all very individual, however there is common understanding:

    Lug-to-lug width

    This parameter will help you to understand whether the watch is comfortable for wearing. You should compare lug-to-lug width with the width of your wrist, and if lug-to-lug width is smaller or equal, then this watch shall be comfortable.

    Lug width

    This measurement is defining what size of strap you need for the particular watch. Depending on era and manufacturer you can find watches with lug width between 14 mm and 24 mm. Most common sizes are 18 mm and 20 mm.