1981 Rolex Ladies Datejust 18K YG (Ref. 6917) Tiger Eye Stone Dial
The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic and most beloved Rolex watches ever made, ever since the Datejust was launched in 1945 it has remained a timeless classic and is instantly recognizable as an item of refined quality and functional design. This ladies' Datejust can be worn just as easily with formal evening attire as it can be with jeans and a tee-shirt. This piece would make an excellent start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to an expanding collection.
This tiger eye stone dial Datejust is a positively electric example of the rare and exotic 1980s Rolex stone dials. The strikingly rich coloration coordinates beautifully with the 18K solid yellow gold case that surrounds it. A classic fluted bezel and lack of dial markers accentuate the simple sophistication of the piece, making it appropriate to wear for nearly any occasion.
|Material||18K Yellow Gold|
|Dial||Tiger Eye Stone|
|Bracelet||Rolex 18K YG 8570 Ladies President Bracelet|
The 18K yellow gold oyster case is in beautiful, gently worn condition and retains very full and symmetrical lugs that show minimal evidence of previous polishing. The 18K yellow gold fluted bezel has been lightly polished in the past and features light signs of use. The 18K yellow gold Rolex 8570 Ladies President bracelet retains 34 links that show normal stretch for the style and age of the bracelet and will fit up to a 6 1/2-inch wrist.
The flawless and original tiger eye stone dial is a true work of art, featuring a multitude of contrasting light and dark ribbons of color within the natural grain of the stone. The original yellow gold hands are in excellent condition as well with no degradation present in the lume of both hands. The metallic date wheel is original with "open" 6's and 9's.
None. The was recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.