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1968 Rolex Oysterdate Precision Ref.6694

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

This is so honestly one of the best opportunities to enter the world of vintage Rolex collecting and vintage collecting in general. This attractive Oysterdate Precision was produced in ca.1968 and boasts with a lovely silver dial in all original honest condition. It is equipped with a precise and reliable hand-winding caliber 1225 providing impressive 58 hours of power reserve once fully wound. Well-balanced size and comfort of the famous "Oyster" case completes the perfect mixture.  

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: 6694

    Movement:

    • Precise manual-winding movement
    • Cal.1225 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 good condition showing some traces of aging.
    • Tiny dent on the outer perimeter between 10 an 11 o'clock
    • 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 hands in good condition.
    • All original lume

    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.