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. This specific ref. 16014 from 1981would make a great start for a new vintage collector or be a great addition to an expanding collection.
This specific 1981 Datejust Ref. 16014 is classic and clean. The striking gray dial has taken on a "Taupe" like appearance. The stick markers, accompanied by its original 18k bezel and jubilee bracelet would make a great daily driver that would find itself suitable for almost any setting casual to formal!
Rolex Jubilee Bracelet
CASE & BRACELET
The case of this Rolex DateJust Ref. 16014 is sharp and stunning.The Rolex Jubilee bracelet is also in stunning condition and shows very minimal stretch. In addition, the fluted bezel is also in wonderful original condition
DIAL & HANDS
The striking gray dial is in absolutely marvelous condition and had taken on a somewhat tropical "Taupe Grey" look. The tritium lume plots have taken on a wonderful golden custard-like patina. The tritium lume dots are intact and have achieved a custard-like patina with some aging around the plots.The hands are a couple of shades lighter most likely replaced at some point during a service interval.
None.The watch just received a full and complete service and is running at COSC spec backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.