1951 Rolex Mens Vintage "Shock Resisting" Super Oyster Watch, Stainless Steel - Classic & Rare Design


Item No. 6473H

One of the more seldom seen classic vintage Rolex watches is the Oyster Precision as Rolex made most watches of this style with a date.

It features a much thinner profile than the Perpetual models due to its hand-wound movement, and its understated and very classic design contrast the "busier" look of some of the modern Rolex watches. It's a watch that is perfectly at home being worn everyday or only for special occasions.

The 6082 was one of the relatively few Rolex models to feature the short-lived Super Oyster crown which was produced for only approximately three years. The “Super-Oyster” winding crown was an attempt by Rolex to create a waterproof winding crown which did not need to be screwed down. While the system itself worked, in time the rubber seal perished and therefore this crown type was phased out after only a few years of production.

Most 6082's have traditional screw down crowns - 6082's with a Super Oyster crown are rare. The 6082 was also an early shock-resistant Rolex as noted on the dial. This Rolex checks the boxes for cool and interesting features.

It is all original down to the dial, all hands, and Super Oyster crown and presents beautifully. The dial is untouched. And the lugs are still full.

Its original handwound movement is running strong and very true.

For the finishing touch it comes equipped it with a very fine leather strap and original Rolex buckle making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Included with the purchase is a one-year international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Maker: Rolex
  • Serial number: 696,709
  • Year made: c. 1951
  • Model: Ref. 6082, Oyster Precision
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Stainless steel
  • Case condition: Better than near mint with signs of being polished
  • Dimensions: 34mm diameter (without the crown)
  • Case markings (inside): Rolex, Geneva Swiss, Patented, Stainless Steel, 6082
  • Dial: Silver with applied gold Arabic indexes and coronet, outer 1/5 minute/second division, original and untouched, fairly light aging and warming to a very slight sepia tone
  • Hands: All original, gold "epees" with blue steel counterweighted seconds
  • Movement type: Signed Rolex, caliber 710, manually wound with Super Balance, rhodium-plated, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring
  • Band: Fine leather, fairly lightly worn with Rolex buckle
  • Width between lugs: 19mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, very good condition
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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