1973 Rolex Two-Tone Datejust (Ref. 1601) Sigma Dial "Wide Boy"
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.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 specific 1973 Rolex two-tome Datejust ref 1601 is a unique variant that is commonly referred to as the "Wide Boy" as the marker and hand configuration are much wider in look and design than the typical stick markers and baton hands more commonly found on Datejust references of the same era. "Wide Boy" furthermore the dial is also a sigma dial which was produced by Rolex from 1970-1974as notated by the greek sigma symbols at the 6 o'clock position on the dial.
This specific 1973 Two Tone Datejust Ref. 1601 is a unique variant, commonly referred to as the "Wide Boy" as the marker and hand configuration are much wider in look and design than the typical stick markers and baton hands more commonly found on Datejust references of the same era.
|Material||14K / SS|
|Dial||Champagne "Wide Boy"|
|Bracelet||Handmade side stitch leather strap|
The thick case shows signs of very minor polishing. The original 14k yellow gold fluted bezel is in wonderful condition and is still sharp and crisp. The watch will be supplied on a hand made leather side stitched strap.
The dial of this specific 1973 two tone Datejust Ref. 1601 is in absolutely stunning condition. The wide boy markers show very minimal patina and the lume dots are in good condition with only a few showing degradation when viewed under U.V. light. The "cigarette" style hands also remain in wonderful condition.
None. Watch was just serviced and running at COSC spec. The watch will come with a 1-year warranty of accurate time keeping.