1967 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1601) 18K YG "Blue Mosaic Dial"
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 specific 1967 Datejust Ref.1601 in 18k YG is in exceptional condition, retaining its original blue Mosiac "pie-pan" dial which very rare and sought after among collectors. This piece would make a great start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to an expanding collection.
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The excellent 18k yellow gold case has been very lightly polished in the past and retains thick and symmetrical lugs that show light signs of previous use. The 18k yellow gold fluted bezel shows signs of being previously polished and exhibits no major signs of use. The case back remains clean and exhibits the correct hallmarks in crisp condition. The watch will come supplied on a 2pc handmade leather strap.
The original "pie pan" blue mosaic dial is simply stunning, the mosaic texture offers an array of deep and light blue hues that accent the yellow gold case for an unmatched contrast. The tritium lume plots have taken on a lovely creamy patina, under U.V. light inspection the lume plots all remain present and exhibit mild degradation throughout. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly, under U.V. light inspection the minute hand shows a small amount of lume loss and remains stable, the hour hand remains fully intact.
None. The watch was recently serviced and is running at COSC spec, back by a 1-year warranty of accurate timekeeping.