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

$3,195.00 USD

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.
 
 
We are watch collectors as well as buyers and sellers of new, pre-owned, antique, and vintage watches
 
 
We Are U.S.A. Based Sellers
 
 
We 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.
 
Specifications:
Brand: Rolex

Model: DateJust 1603
Serial #: 1404767 ~ date of manufacture is 1966
Gender: Men or Women

Case Diameter: 36mm, not counting crown

Crown: Signed screwdown crown 
 
Strap: Comes with a new Rolex leather strap with Rolex emblem on clasp
Dial: Clean silver sunburst dial

Movement: Recently serviced 1570 calibre swiss automatic movement runs strong & accurate ~  this has a "non-quickset" date, which means the date cannot be changed independently without the hour hand passing midnight 

Crystal: New acrylic crystal

Box/Papers: Comes with inner & outer Rolex box and cleaning cloth ~ no papers
 
 
Overall Condition: "minty" condition ~ new acrylic crystal ~ signed clean silver sunburst dial ~ recently serviced 1570 calibre 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.
 
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.
 
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 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 WatchesAll 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.
 
It is our hope that all of our items will go to people who will enjoy and appreciate them as a art form. We will gladly accept a return/and or take care of a problem if we make a gross error in the description. If we have made no gross errors, the item is a final sale. This is merely due to the items being antiques, vintage, or pre-owned. Watches are sold as-is, and as described, with no warranty
 
 

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.

 

 

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.
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