1973 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1601) Silver Dial

$ 4,450

The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic and beloved Rolex watches ever made. Launched in 1945, it has remained a timeless classic, instantly recognizable as an item of advanced quality and functional design. The Datejust’s exemplary style makes it an extremely versatile choice, worn just as easily with a suit as with jeans and a t-shirt. The Datejust would make a wonderful starting point for a new vintage collector and is always a great addition to an expanding collection.

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This beautiful Rolex ref. 1601 from 1973 features a silver "pie-pan" dial which is both stunning and very uncommon, this Datejust would make a great start for a new vintage collector or be a great addition to an expanding collection. We love the early Rolex Datejust for its simplicity and its classic sophistication. Perfectly worn in any setting from formal to casual.


Stock # RLXDJ1601-73/10
Brand Rolex
Style Datejust
Model 1601
Serial 33XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver
Millimeters 36
Bracelet Rolex 6251H Rolled-Link Jubilee Bracelet W/ 55 End Pieces


The wonderful case remains in extremely crisp and impressive condition with symmetrical lugs that exhibit light signs of honest use. The white gold fluted bezel is also in very crisp condition with minimal signs of use present. The original Rolex 6251H rolled-link Jubilee bracelet with 55 end pieces retains 22 links that show normal stretch for the style and age of the bracelet and will fit up to a 7 3/4-inch wrist.


The original silver sunburst "pie-pan" dial is in exceptional original condition with no age or damage present. The tritium lume plots feature a charming ivory-tone color and exhibit nominal degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands have aged to a dark grey patina and show light oxidation, under U.V. light inspection the tritium lume shows no degradation. The metallic date wheel is original with "open" 6's and 9's.


None. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-years warranty on accurate timekeeping.

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