1963 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1603) Silver 'Swiss Only' Dial W/ Papers
The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic and most beloved Rolex watches ever made, even though 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. The Datejust can be worn just as easily with a suit as it can be with jeans and a tee-shirt. The 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. This 1963 Datejust ref. 1603 retains its original dial silver SWISS only "pie-pan" dial and original engine turned bezel, perfectly suited for everyday wear. 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.
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The lightly polished case retains very thick and even lugs that show only light signs of use. The stainless steel engine turned bezel is unpolished and is in excellent condition with light age. The inside of the case back is stamped I.63. The Rolex rolled-link Jubilee bracelet with 55 end pieces is in impressive condition for its age showing normal stretch for this bracelet style and retains 23 links.
The SWISS only silver sunburst "pie-pan" dial is simply gorgeous, showing a lovely warm patina and tasteful age. The early lume on the dial has aged to a very dark patina and exhibits almost no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original alpha-style hands have been professionally restored with tritium and are an ivory coloration. The silver date wheel is era correct with open 6's and 9's.
The watch comes complete with its original Rolex guarantee papers, and chronometer certificate. The watch was fully serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.