*Unpolished* 1990 Rolex Datejust (Ref. 16220) Grey Dial W/ Box & Papers

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. This ref. 16220 Datejust from 1990 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 1990 Datejust Ref. 16220 would make a great daily driver that would find itself suitable for almost any setting casual to formal. The Rolex Datejust ref. 16220 is a transitional reference as it features a tritium dial, but features numerous upgrades such as a sapphire crystal and the Rolex Cal. 3135 movement which features a quick-set date function. 

Stock # RLXDJ16220
Brand Rolex
Style Datejust
Model 16220
Serial E2XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Silver
Millimeters 36
Bracelet Rolex 62510H Jubilee Bracelet w/ 555B End Pieces



The case is believed to be unpolished with strong factory finishing prevalent, showing normal wear. The original stainless steel engine-turned bezel remains unpolished showing little wear. The Rolex 62510H Jubilee bracelet with 555 end pieces has been previously lightly polished showing some wear and exhibiting normal stretch.


The beautiful grey sunburst dial is in flawless original condition, showing no age or damage whatsoever. The tritium lume plots have taken on a lovely ivory color and exhibit no degradation when inspected under U.V. light. The original tritium hands match the dial perfectly, under U.V. light inspection the hour hand is missing some lume and remains stable, the minute hand exhibits no degradation.


The watch comes complete with original inner and outer boxes, Rolex guarantee paper, booklets, serialized hangtag, and chronometer seal hangtag. The watch is recently serviced and is keeping time perfectly, backed by a 1-year warranty on accurate timekeeping.