1974 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1601) Silver "Sigma" 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.

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A Sigma dial is a Rolex dial named for the letters printed at the bottom of the dial at the 6 o'clock position. Most Rolex dials are commonly marked with “T Swiss T,” under the 6 o'clock marker, however, a Sigma dial is marked “σ T SWISS T σ.” This signifies the use of gold components within the dial.


Stock # RLXDJ1601-74/2
Brand Rolex
Style Datejust
Model 1601
Serial 35XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver "Sigma"
Millimeters 36
Bracelet Rolex 6251H Jubilee Bracelet W/ 55 End Pieces


The strong case is in excellent, lightly polished condition and retains thick and symmetrical lugs that show light signs of honest use. The white gold fluted bezel is in crisp overall condition and shows minimal signs of previous use. 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 1/2-inch wrist.


The original and exceptional "pie-pan" silver sunburst Sigma dial is in virtually perfect condition, showing no age or damage. The tritium lume plots feature a lovely bright yellow patina and display no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands match the bright yellow patina of the dial perfectly with no degradation present when inspected under U.V. light. The metallic date wheel is original with open 6's and 9's.


None. The watch is keeping time perfectly backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.

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