1971 Rolex Two-Tone Datejust (Ref. 1600) Grey Dial
The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic and most 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.
This two-tone 1971 Datejust 2ef. 1600 retains its original grey "pie-pan" dial, matching gold hands, its original and elusive smooth yellow gold bezel, and original two-tone bracelet, all in stellar original condition. This piece 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.
|Material||Stainless Steel / 14K Yellow Gold|
|Bracelet||Rolex 6252H14 Two-Tone Jubilee Bracelet W/ 255 End Pieces|
The thick case displays full and symmetrical lugs with only minimal signs of honest use or polishing. The elusive smooth yellow gold bezel is in exceptional condition showing light signs of use. The original Rolex 6252H14 two-tone bracelet with 255 end pieces retains 22 links that show minimal stretch for the style and age of the bracelet.
The near-perfect grey sunburst "pie-pan" dial with yellow text features a slight "ghost" effect under certain light. The tritium lume plots all remain round and fully intact with no degradation present when inspected under U.V. light. The original yellow gold hands match the dial nicely and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection when inspected under U.V. light. The champagne date wheel is believed to be Rolex OEM service replacement, featuring closed 6's and 9's.
None. The watch was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.