1974 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1603) 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.
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.
|Rolex 6251H Jubilee Bracelet W/ 55 End Pieces
The excellent case is in beautiful overall condition, boasting thick and symmetrical lugs that show crisp finishing and light signs of honest use. The stainless steel engine-turned bezel is believed to remain unpolished and features defined edges and finishing throughout with only light signs of previous use present. The Rolex 6251H Jubilee bracelet with 55 end pieces retains 24 links that show normal stretch for the style and age and will fit up to an 8 1/4-inch wrist.
The original "pie-pan" silver sunburst "Sigma" dial is in flawless condition, showing no age or damage. The tritium lume plots have achieved a stunning vivid yellow patina and exhibit no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly with no degradation present under U.V. light inspection. 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.