Rare, Daytona Riveted Linked Deployment. Reference "71" on end pieces indicates model specifically for the 18k Gold Daytona ref. Nos 6239, 6263, and 6265. Riveted links This reference No. "71" is specifically associated with the 18k Yellow Gold DAYTONA Models produced in the mid to late 1960s! Oyster Deployment Riveted Links. Marked "71" on each end piece, which is the Rolex reference for the Daytona 18k yellow gold model. Deployment marked: "PATENTED & REGISTERED 6.54/ROLEXSA/.750", and "71" on both end links. Professionally refinished by Rolex to mint condition.
The riveted linked Oyster Deployment was created only in the 1960s and early 1970s by Rolex. This riveted link design was replaced in 1978 by the screw down link and remains today.
It's a waist of time going to Rolex and asking them what they think. They are knowledgeable only in current Rolex production history, therefore, what they think is useless, and without foundation. They are in fact "At War with their own population of vintage Rolex worldwide, which competes directly with their new watch sales. The premier authority of vintage Rolex history is Ken Specht, out of Miami, Florida. Ken is familiar with the origins and history of this specific bracelet. You can mention to him that I (Lance Thomas) have this bracelet for sale.
Made for the 18k yellow Gold Rolex 19mm DATONA Chronograph in 1971. This reference 71 was intended for the Datona Chronograph in 18k yellow gold. Will also fit the Rolex DATE, OYSTERDATE, PRECISION, and Air King Models in 18k yellow gold from the 1960s, and 1970s. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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