1975 Rolex Datejust Ref. 1600
The Datejust Reference 1600 is a very minimalistic, yet very elegant watch. The smooth bezel gives it a bit more size when on the wrist, is popular because its sleek appearance. This very example has a beautifully preserved black dial that has a greyish hue. A great vintage watch for every day
|Case||Very nice case that has just been polished. Reference and serial numbers between the lugs are intact and readable|
|Bracelet / Strap||Slightly later solid 78360 Oyster with moderate wear from age has 12 links. The clasp code is VB dating it to 1977 but its possible this watch was sold on this bracelet|
|Dial||Very nice black Tritium dial which has a greyish hue. All lume plots are fully present and match the hands|
Released in 1945 to celebrate the brand’s 40th anniversary, the Datejust was the first automatic chronometer wristwatch to indicate the date through a window on the dial. The Datejust is characterized by its date window under the ‘cyclops’ window. Iconic vintage Datejusts were made in 36mm case diameter, with a range of steel and precious metal versions.