The Rolex Oyster Perpetual was introduced in the 1950s. Named for its waterproof Oyster case, and Perpetual self-winding movement, its elegant styling remains a classic today.
The Rolex brand needs no introduction. Founded in 1905 by Hans Wilsdorf and his brother in law, Alfred Davis, these visionary men set out to do what had not been successfully and reliably done before. Build a timepiece to be worn on the wrist, that was both highly reliable, functional, and durable, as well as stylish. Wilsdorf’s dream was to create a watch that could accompany its owner through all facets of life and withstand any environment. His innovative approach and high standards for quality re-shaped the watch industry as a whole. It has made the Rolex name synonymous with quality, innovation, and elegance.
The Rolex 6564 has an in house caliber 1030 automatic movement. This “time only” watch, features the dagger hour markers, tapered dauphine hands, numerals at the 3, 6, and 9 o’clock positions, and radium lume. It is a stainless steel 34mm case, with an acrylic crystal and has the original stainless steel bracelet.
This Rolex Oyster Perpetual 6564 is in good condition. It has a serial number beginning with 263, which dates it to the mid-1950s. Wear marks on case and bracelet are visible in photographs, as is surface scratches on the crystal.