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 1968 DateJust Ref. 1601 retains it original Grey "Pie Pan" stick marker dial and original white gold fluted bezel. This piece would make a great start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to and 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!
Hand Made Leather Strap
CASE & BRACELET
The case has been previously polished but retains full thick lugs and is in fantastic condition. The original white gold fluted bezel remains in wonderful condition. The watch will come supplied on a hand made vintage style strap as pictured.
DIAL & HANDS
This specific 1968 DateJust Ref. 1601 retains it original silver grey "Pie Pan" stick marker dial which has taken on an interesting 'purple like' color change. The lume dots and tritium filled hands are matching and have achieved a wonder full warm creamy patina. The lume dots at 3,4 & 9 o'clock have partially flaked off but still show
None. Watch was fully serviced and running at COSC spec backed by 1 year warranty on movement.