1986 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 16030) Black Dial
The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic and beloved Rolex watches ever made. This classic dress watch has been produced by the Swiss luxury watchmaker since 1945 and has remained a timeless classic that is instantly recognizable as an item of refined quality and functional design. The Datejust was designed for everyday wear, and its sleek and elegant design makes it one of the most universally loved watches for both men and women.
One of the largest evolutions for the Rolex Datejust model lineup was at the end of the 1970s with the introduction of the first "flat dial" Datejust. These models introduced upgraded bracelets and the movement was vastly upgraded to the Rolex cal. 3035 quick-set movement. These Datejust variations are often referred to as being transitional as they still feature the more classic acrylic crystals and tritium lume, whilst housing many advancements.
|Bracelet||Rolex 62510H Jubilee Bracelet W/ 555 End Pieces|
The excellent case is very well-preserved, showing minimal signs of previous polishing and gentle signs of use while retaining the original case geometry and finishing in crisp condition. The stainless steel engine-turned bezel features sharp finishing with minimal signs of use present. The Rolex 62510H Jubilee bracelet with 555 end pieces retains 20 links that show light stretch and will fit up to a 7 1/2-inch wrist.
The original black sunburst dial is virtually flawless and truly exceptional, showing no age or damage. The tritium lume plots have achieved a subtle ivory color and exhibit no degradation under U.V. light inspection. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly with no degradation present when inspected under U.V. light.
The watch is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.