Rolex 1514 Oyster Date 18K Yellow / RARE MESH BRACELET (26879)

26879 Rolex 1514 Oyster Date, 18k yellow gold case is unpolished and has developed a very warm and charming patina over time, the solid 18k yellow gold mesh bracelet is extremely long and in excellent condition, mesh bracelets on Rolex are very rare as they are in high demand for gold Paul Newman Daytona owners, engine turned besel, champagne dial with applied gold indexes, date at 3 o clock (non quick set), size 34.5, thickness 11.3mm, circa 645XXXX (1980), Outstanding original condition with European Watch Company travel pouch and 6 month warranty.


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This is an 18k yellow gold Rolex Oyster Date 1514. It has an 18k yellow gold Rolex Florentine mesh band with a hidden folding deployment buckle with a rolex crown clasp, and a scratch resistant sapphire crystal. It has the patented Twinlock double waterproof screw down winding crown, and a screw down solid case back. The 34.5mm diameter solid three-body case, straight lugs, bracelet, and angled engine-turned Décor Moire bezel (reflecting the mesh band), are polished/brushed. The dial is champagne with 18k gold applied faceted baton hour indices with luminous dots on the black minute/seconds perimeter scale. It has baton hands with luminous inserts, a center sweep second hand, and there is a non-quick set date aperture with a Cyclops magnification lens.

This Rolex Oyster Date 1514 has a mechanical automatic self-winding Rolex caliber 1575 movement. It's rhodium-plated with oeil de perdrix and fausses cotes embellishment. It's constructed with 27 jewels, a Kif shock absorber mechanism, a straight-line lever escapement, and a free-sprung monometallic balance that's adjusted to 5 positions and temperature. It includes a self-compensating Breguet balance spring, and Microstella regulating screws. It includes a hacking device for precision time setting, and the mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 19,800 vph (2.75 Hz).

The Rolex Oyster Date 1514 was introduced in 1960, and was produced until 1983.