1980 Rolex Datejust Black Glossy Dial Ref. 16030
Momentum by AIX Tempora, Ltd.
ICD Brookfield Place, Al Mustaqbal St, DIFC, POBox 506645
United Arab Emirates
Superb example of a Rolex Datejust 16030 in stainless steel from 1981. Datejusts have been manufactured in numerous dial types, colors, index types surfaces etc and collectors will know that the dial makes the watch. This very example is fitted with a close to flawless black glossy dial and has lumes to die for. The dots are 100% intact and dont show any signs of deterioration, have aged to a beautiful pumpkin color, matching the hands. The satin finish indexed are fully intact with thick markers at 6 and 9, enhancing the beauty of the surface. The case and bracelet are in great shape and dont show any major wear. This Datejust is a bomb on the wrist, with the striking black dial.
|Case||Very good stainless steel case that shows some wear from age but remains crisp with straight and even lugs. The reference and serial numbers are fully intact and readable.|
|Bracelet / Strap||Very good Jubilee bracelet showing some stretch from age. The clasp is stamped F, standing for 1981|
|Dial||Excellent black glossy dial with pumpkin lumes and matching 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.