1967 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1603) With Double Punched 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.
This specific 1967 Datejust Ref. 1603 retains its original silver "Pie-Pan" dial, original engine turned bezel, and comes with double punched papers. 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. This specific example just received a complete overhaul and is running flawlessly!
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The wonderful case retains strong lugs that show some wear from use. The stainless steel engine turned bezel remains unpolished and in excellent condition. The case back is stamped I.67 and the watch will be supplied on a 2pc leather strap.
The stunning silver sunburst "pie-pan" dial remains in excellent condition. The dial has taken on a slightly warm hue and shows no blemishes. The original tritium lume plots all remain intact, under U.V. light inspection some of the lume plots exhibit light degradation. The silver date wheel is an early service replacement with closed 6's and 9's.
Watch comes with its original punched warranty paper, punched chronometer certificate, and original sales receipt. The watch is functioning flawlessly, previous service history is unkown.