Rolex - 6511

Day-Date 6511

Brand: Rolex
Family: Day-Date 36
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
6511 : Rolex Day-Date 6511

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.

Movement

Rolex caliber 1055 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

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