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Rolex Datejust 1603 Vintage 1966 Stainless Steel Automatic Men's Watch....36mm

$3,695.00

 Of all the watches that I collect and sell, this is perhaps the only firm that needs little introduction? Having built its business over the last century on high quality, innovation and style. The Rolex Watch Co. of Switzerland, founded... Read More

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 Of all the watches that I collect and sell, this is perhaps the only firm that needs little introduction? Having built its business over the last century on high quality, innovation and style. The Rolex Watch Co. of Switzerland, founded by Hans Wilsdorf and his brother in law Alfred Davis, would first establish his business in England (1908) before settling in Switzerland. By 1919, Wilsdorf had established the Manufacture des Montres Rolex, at a time when the movements were crafted in Bienne and the watches were hand-finished in Geneva. On average, more than 200 technicians are involved in producing a single Rolex wristwatch, quite remarkable.


I am a watch collector as well as a buyer and seller of new, pre-owned, antique, and vintage watches

I only sell genuine, authentic, watches in "Good" to "Pristine" condition

You will be pleasantly surprised, and receive many compliments, when wearing your watch. There is nothing that draws attention quite like a stunning watch.

If one were to design the perfect everyday sporty or dress watch with an attribute like a strong presence on the wrist, they would design the Rolex DateJust. Even at 36mm the DateJust wears nicely on the wrist given its beefy oyster case and longer lugs. Every vintage collection, even a sport watch collection, has at least one DateJust. The present example of this must-have reference is in beautiful condition

A careful shopper who takes the time to study the photos, reads the entire description, and asks pertinent questions is our best customer
Please note that all pictures are taken on the macro setting. This makes even the slightest imperfections, shadows during photography, and specks of dust appear much more prominent even though they are often not visible without magnification

Specifications:

Brand: Rolex

Model: DateJust
Reference #: 1603

Serial #: 1404767
Year of Production: 1966

Gender: Men or Women

Case Diameter: 36mm, not counting crown
Case Material: Stainless steel

Crown: Signed screw down crown 

Strap: Comes with a new Rolex leather strap with Rolex emblem on clasp, will fit a wrist up to 8"

Dial Condition: Clean blemish free dial
Dial Color: Silver sunburst

Winding Mechanism: Recently serviced (december 2019) swiss automatic calibre 1570 movement runs strong & accurate ~ "non-quickset date"
 

Crystal: New acrylic crystal

Box/Papers: Comes with inner and outer Rolex box and cleaning cloth ~ no papers

Overall Condition: "minty" condition ~ new acrylic crystal ~ signed clean silver sunburst dial ~ recently serviced (december 2019) calibre 1570 movement runs strong & accurate ~ signed crown winds & sets smoothly ~ all functions working properly ~ no damage ~ all of our watches have been tested and serviced if needed ~ "stunning"

Because older vintage wristwatches were made smaller than watches made today, men or women can wear this and would look fabulous on your wrist

We are members of the NAWCC, The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, which establishes the standards for ethical conduct for NAWCC member activities related to horology

Vintage watches are generating more interest over the last several years. They are added to collections and are being worn. These vintage watches are a bargain when you consider the cost of producing a comparable watch with a high grade swiss movement. This is a very nice example of a vintage watch which would make a interesting example for any collection or just be fun to wear as your personal timepiece

Vintage watches may gain or lose a small amount of time per day as they do not keep quartz accuracy. Also, because most vintage watches being offered are between 30-70 years old, small imperfections, scratches, and wear are to be expected

A Word About Mechanical Watches: All mechanical watches, whether manual or automatic wind, will need periodic servicing simply due to the friction of its moving parts

All of our watches have been tested and serviced if needed. We time all watches for at least 48 hours prior to listing and 12 hours prior to shipment. If it doesn't maintain acceptable accuracy We won't ship it and the buyer will receive a refund

About Us

Our goal is to provide the finest and most varied selection of vintage, classic, and collectable timepieces our customers can find on the market. We offer a variety of brands and models to satisfy any preference, price, and taste. If you like unique and collectable vintage or antique wristwatches, we specialize in Swiss, American, and Japanese timepieces from the 1930's to 1990's comprised of manual wind, automatic, and quartz (battery operated) watches


As Always....."Buy The Seller".....is a Phrase That Applies To The Watch Industry Almost More Than Any Other


Disclaimer

Vintage Watch Outlet is not an authorized dealer of any of the watch brands we carry. All brand names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used for identification purposes only. This allows us to sell luxury items at discounted prices. Vintage Watch Outlet is not affiliated with any website that sells Fake or Replica items. All of our watches are 100% genuine and authentic
RETURN POLICY

It is my hope that all of our items will go to people who will enjoy and appreciate them. We will gladly accept a return, or take care of a problem, if we make a gross error in the description. If we have made no gross errors, it is a final sale. This is merely due to the items being antiques, vintage, or pre-owned. Buyer's remorse, I changed my mind, or I didn't like it, is not a valid reason for a return.

LIFETIME TRADE-UP

All of our watches are eligible for the Vintage Watch Outlet Lifetime Trade-Up Guarantee. Lifetime Trade-Up Guarantee allows you to receive full value of what you paid for your timepiece towards the purchase price of another timepiece. The price of the new purchase must be at least 35% greater than the cost of your trade-in timepiece. The watch must be returned without any damage or modifications. If the watch has been damaged or modified, the amount of the trade-up value may be less than what you paid. The Lifetime Trade-Up Guarantee is not a buy-back program, it is a trade-up program. It applies only to timepieces that were purchased from Vintage Watch Outlet. Watches not purchased from Vintage Watch Outlet are not eligible for the Lifetime Trade-Up Guarantee. The Lifetime Trade-Up Guarantee is non-transferable.

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The Rolex Datejust 1603 Vintage 1966 Stainless Steel Automatic Men's Watch....36mm is the product you didn't think you need, but once you have it, something you won't want to live without.

Inventory Last Updated: Aug 03, 2020