Introduced approximately three years before the Oysterquartz, the 1530 Oyster Perpetual Date in stainless steel and the 1630 Oyster Perpetual Datejust in SS/YG debuted the case and integrated bracelet design that would be adopted for  the Oysterquartz.  Very few 1530 and 1630 models were made and they are extremely rare collector's pieces today.  Prices in the $10,000 to $12,000 USD range are not uncommon for examples in good condition.

The following 1530 is owned by SteveS.  Photos used by permission

The following 1630 was auctioned by Antiquorum.  Photo by Antiquorum.

The following 1530 is owned by Hannes.  Photos used by permission.


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