Rolex 6511

6511 : Rolex Day-Date 6511

Day-Date 6511

Brand: Rolex
Family: Day-Date
Reference: 6511
Name: Day-Date 6511
Produced: 1956/1 - 1957
Limited: No

Case

Material: Yellow gold
Glass: Plexi
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 36.00 mm
Lug Width: 20.00 mm
W/R: 50.00 m

Dial

Nickname: MKIII
Color: Silver
Indexes: Stick / Dot
Hands: Alpha

Movement

First Rolex Day-Date movement. Introduced 1956/1957

Type:Automatic
Brand:Rolex
Caliber:1055
Display:Analog
Diameter:28.50 mm
Jewels:25
Frequency:18000 bph
Time:Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Date:Date, Day
Additionals:Chronometer

Description

First generation Rolex Day-Date, pictured in what is considered the MKIII dial - first one said 'Superlative Chronometer by Official Test' and featured a depth rating, while the second featured the depth rating with the chronometer script as in the watch pictured. Released at Basel 1956, replaced by the 6611 in 1957.