1973 Rolex Oyster Vintage Mens Handwound Watch, Stainless Steel - Classic Design


Item No. 6193

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 - its understated and classic design contrast the "busier" look of some of the modern Rolex watches.

And this Oyster Precision is a little larger than Oysterdate and Oyster Perpetual non-Datejust watches - it's diameter is one millimeter smaller than a Datejust.

We are proud to offer this all-original example in superior condition.

Its case presents as just short of mint with nice still fairly wide lugs; it is scratch-free with fairly mild signs of polishing. And its original silver dial is mint.

Our Master Watchmaker has performed a light servicing on the watch including replacing all of the waterproofing seals with new genuine Rolex gaskets (a $395 value). It continues to run strong and very true.

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

  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Maker: Rolex
  • Serial no.: 3,528,100
  • Year made: c. 1973
  • Model: Ref. 6426, Oyster Precision
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Stainless steel
  • Case condition: Better than near mint with light signs of polishing. Nice fatter lugs.
  • Dial: Silver with applied baton indexes topped with black, luminous dots and outer minute/second division, original, mint condition
  • Dimensions: 35mm diameter, 11mm thickness
  • Hands: Steel "batons", original and untouched, toning to the luminous - it shows up much more in the magnified photos than it does in person.
  • Movement type: Signed Rolex, manually wound, rhodium-plated, 17 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring
  • Band: Original, Rolex Oyster with "rivet" style links, fits a wrist up to approx. 7.7 inches, presents as just short of mint condition with light signs of polishing and little stretch
  • Width between lugs: 19mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, mint condition
  • Serviced: Our Master Watchmaker has performed a light servicing on the watch including replacing all of the waterproofing seals with new genuine Rolex gaskets (a $395 value).
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
  • Warranty: 1-year warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • 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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