1989 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 16220) With Papers

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. 16220 from 1989 would make a great start for a new vintage collector or be a great addition to an expanding collection.

From the unpolished case, accompanied by its original stainless steel bezel and jubilee bracelet; this specific 1989 Datejust Ref. 16220 would make a great daily driver that would find itself suitable for almost any setting casual to formal. A somewhat traditional piece with the tritium markers, yet the watch possesses a sapphire crystal and a Rolex cal. 3135 the movement featuring the "Quick Set" date function which comes in handy when needing to quickly adjust the date!

Stock # RLXDJ16220-89
Brand Rolex
Style DateJust
Model 16220
Serial L2XXXX
Size Men's
Material SS
Dial Cream
Millimeters 36mm
Bracelet Rolex 62510H Jubilee Bracelet w/ 555 B End Pieces



The case is believed to be unpolished with prevalent factory finishing, showing light wear. The original stainless steel engine-turned bezel remains unpolished showing almost no wear. The Rolex 62510H Jubilee bracelet with 555 end pieces has been previously lightly polished showing some wear and exhibiting normal stretch.


The beautiful cream dial has taken on an excellent warm patina. The tritium lume plots show no patina remaining bright white in coloration. The original tritium hands are in stunning condition. Both the dial and hands have been inspected under U.V. light and exhibit no lume degradation.


Watch comes with original warranty papers. The watch is running perfectly at spec and keeping accurate time.