1971 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1601) Blue Satin 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.   

Vintage Rolex DateJust Ad

This specific Rolex ref. 1601 from 1971 features a blue satin dial which is both stunning and very uncommon, this 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. Perfectly worn in any setting from formal to casual.


Stock # RLXDJ160171-3
Brand Rolex
Style Datejust
Model 1601
Serial 29XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Blue Satin Dial
Millimeters 36
Bracelet  6251H Rolled-Link Jubilee W/ 55 End Pieces


 The very strong case has been lightly polished and remains symmetrical lugs with light signs of use. The white gold fluted bezel remains crisp and in excellent condition. The Rolex 6251H Rolex Jubilee bracelet with 55 end pieces retains 22 links and exhibit normal stretch for the style and age of the bracelet.


The satin blue "pie pan" dial is simply stunning and in remarkable condition, showing no blemishes and only a slight amount of aging on the inner edge of the minute track. The tritium lume plots have aged to a gorgeous creamy yellow coloration and display no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands match the dial nicely and exhibit no degradation under u.V. light inspection. The metallic date wheel is era correct with ope 6's and 9's.


None. Watch was just serviced and running at COSC spec. The watch will come with a 1-year warranty of accurate timekeeping.