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Rolex Datejust Ref. 1601 Champagne Dial 14k Solid Gold/SS 1974 Mens Watch....36mm

$4,995.00

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

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

Serial #: 3593817

Year of Production: 1974

Reference #: 1601

Gender: Men or Women

Case Material: Stainless Steel

Case Diameter: 36mm, not counting crown

Crown: Signed crown winds, sets the time and date, and screws down smoothly ~ does not have the quickset date feature, which means the date cannot be changed independently without the hour hand passing midnight ~ patented instantaneous shutter-like date change near midnight

Bracelet Material: 14k solid gold and stainless steel

Bracelet Specifications: Signed, much sought after and very comfortable on the wrist, oval link Jubilee bracelet will fit a wrist up to 7.75" ~ can be adjusted smaller ~ no extra links

Dial Color: Champagne

Dial Condition: Signed clean pie pan dial

Winding Mechanism: Swiss automatic movement runs strong and accurate ~ service history unknown

Crystal: Acrylic crystal is clean other than a hairline scratch between 7-8 o'clock that is difficult to see with the naked eye can be buffed out

Box/Papers: Comes with a non-original Rolex inner and outer box ~ no papers

Overall Condition: excellent condition ~ signed clean champagne dial ~ signed swiss calibre 1570 automatic movement runs strong and accurate ~ signed crown winds, sets, and screws down smoothly ~ acrylic crystal is clean other than a hairline scratch between 7-8 o'clock that is difficult to see with the naked eye can be buffed out ~ all functions working properly ~ bracelet is stretched but fits comfortably on wrist ~ no damage ~ all of our watches have been tested and serviced if needed ~ stunning

This is a vintage used watch. It has lived a life before you, so you should not expect it to be new and flawless. If you want a flawless new watch, please do not buy this. If you want a piece of history in the form of a nice vintage piece, or possibly a dated inscription on the case back, then this may be right for you. Because most vintage watches being offered are between 30-70 years old, small imperfections, scratches, and wear are to be expected

Water resistance is not guaranteed on vintage or pre-owned watches unless otherwise stated in the listing

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

A careful shopper who takes the time to study the photos, reads the entire description, and asks pertinent questions is our best customer

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

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

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We are 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. We are not affiliated with any website that sells Fake or Replica items. All of our wristwatches are genuine and authentic. Because most vintage watches being offered are between 30-70 years old, small imperfections, scratches, and wear are to be expected

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The Rolex Datejust Ref. 1601 Champagne Dial 14k Solid Gold/SS 1974 Mens Watch....36mm is the yin, to your yang. You've found what you're looking for.

Inventory Last Updated: Dec 01, 2022