1973 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 1601) Silver Sigma 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 refinement and functional design. This Datejust can be worn just as easily with a suit as it can be with jeans and a tee shirt. This piece would make a great start for a new vintage collector, or be a great addition to an expanding collection.
This ref. 1601 from 1973 would make a great start for a new vintage collector or be a great addition to an expanding collection. We love the Rolex Datejust for its simplicity and its classic sophistication. Perfectly worn in any setting from formal to casual. A Sigma dial is a Rolex dial named for the letters printed at the bottom of the dial at 6 o'clock. Most Rolex dials are commonly marked with “T Swiss T,” under the 6 o'clock marker, however, a Sigma dial is marked “σ T SWISS T σ.” This signifies the use of gold components within the dial.
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The excellent case has been lightly polished in the past and retains thick and symmetrical lugs that exhibit light signs of honest use. The white gold fluted bezel has been gently polished in the past and shows no notable signs of use. The Rolex 6251H rolled-link Jubilee bracelet with 55 end pieces retains 22 links that show normal stretch for the style and age of the bracelet and will fit up to a 7 3/4-inch wrist.
The simple and sophisticated silver sunburst "pie-pan" Sigma dial is in flawless condition, showing no age or damage whatsoever. The tritium lume plots have achieved a beautiful creamy patina and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly and show no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The metallic date wheel is original with open 6's and 9's.
None. The watch is keeping time, previous service history is unknown.