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Rolex Oyster Date Ref. 1503


Vintage Rolex 34mm Oyster Date, Champagne Dial, Oyster Bracelet, Ref. 1503

Step back in time with this exquisite vintage Rolex Oyster Date 1503, a true testament to the timeless craftsmanship of Rolex. Dating back to circa 1977, this watch is in exceptional condition, reflecting the meticulous care it has received over the decades. The 34mm 14k yellow gold case exudes classic elegance, perfectly complemented by a matching 14k yellow gold fluted bezel. The acrylic crystal adds a vintage charm while protecting the dial beneath. The champagne dial is beautifully adorned with gold hands and stick hour markers, featuring tritium lume plots that have aged gracefully, ensuring both legibility and a touch of vintage allure.

Powered by the reliable self-winding 1570 caliber movement, this watch promises precise timekeeping and has been recently serviced in 2024 to ensure optimal performance. Attached to this stunning timepiece is a 14k yellow gold Oyster bracelet in excellent condition, exhibiting no stretch – an impressive feature that highlights the care and attention this watch has received.

Completing the package is the original box, enhancing its value and appeal for collectors, although no papers are included. This Rolex Oyster Date 1503 is more than just a watch; it’s a piece of horological history, a symbol of luxury, and a statement of refined taste. Perfect for the discerning collector or anyone who appreciates the enduring beauty of vintage Rolex watches, this exceptional timepiece is a true gem not to be missed.

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Additional information

Band Material

14k Yellow Gold

Band Type

Oyster Bracelet


Fluted, 14K Yellow Gold

Box and Papers






Case Material

14k Yellow Gold

Case Size







Screw Down

Crystal Material


Dial Color





31mm – 34mm


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Item ID0006936
Model #1503
Model NameOyster Date
Year Producedca. 1977
Serial Number5XXXXXX


Rolex is recognized throughout the world not only as a brand associated with luxury, but as a watch that is both luxurious and precise.  For Rolex, this hard-won and well-deserved recognition was never in doubt.  The founder, Hans Wilsdorf named the company Rolex to be pronounceable in any language, as he anticipated the acclaim his company would receive due to relentless pursuit of precision and accuracy in a wristwatch.  Soon after its founding, Rolex produced the first wristwatch to receive the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision, which was followed rapidly by receipt of a certificate of precision from the Kew Observatory in Great Britain.  From those roots Rolex built a legacy of innovation.  The Oyster watch was the first waterproof and dustproof wristwatch in 1926, followed by the first self-winding Perpetual rotor.  Building once again on innovation, the Datejust became the first self-winding wrist chronometer to include a date in a window on the dial.  Adventurous women and men who strive to make history have chosen Rolex for their expedition, which both perpetuates the brand’s claim to precision and dependability as well as attests to its veracity.  Hans Wilsdorf may have anticipated the acclaim Rolex would someday achieve, but even he might have been impressed with its success.