Rolex Datejust 1601

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Someone: "Do you have a Datejust with black dial?" AVW Team: "No, unfortunately not." [5 MINUTES LATER] Someone else: "Do you have a Datejust with black dial?" AVW Team: "No." [ONE HOUR LATER] Someother guy: "Do you have a Datejust with black dial?" AVW Team: "Nope." [ONE DAY LATER] Again someone else: "Do you have a Datejust with black dial?" AVW Team: *deep sigh* "No..." [YESTERDAY] Random guy: "Do you have..." *gets interrupted* AVW Team: "NO!" But today might be your lucky day! A stainless steel, folded Jubilee bracelet, an 18k white-gold fluted bezel and a matte-black dial with an applied baton index. With other words, a stylish, classic and the most-wanted Datejust! This piece dates back to 1972, has the classic pie pan dial in combination with plexi crystal. The 36mm-measuring, stainless steel case houses the self-winding caliber 1570. This is just the perfect watch for anyone and every occasion.


Rolex DatejustIn 1945 Rolex created the flagship Datejust to mark the company’s 40th anniversary. This model was the world’s first self-winding wristwatch with a date indication. With the Datejust, Rolex also introduced the iconic 5-piece Jubilee bracelet, first in solid gold and later in bicolor and stainless steel. On the 10th anniversary of the Datejust in 1955, the magnifying ‘cyclops lens’ was introduced.Reference 1601The Datejust 16xx-series were produced between the '60s and the '70s. If you are looking for a vintage ‘daily beater’ this might be the perfect watch for you. They are affordable, user friendly and possess a timeless elegance that can be combined with basically, any outfit and every occasion. The Datejust usually comes on a Jubilee bracelet (which was especially designed for this watch). The reference 1601 has an 18k white-, yellow- or rose-gold fluted bezel and the case is from steel or gold. There is a wide variety of dial colours and configurations. Typical for Datejust models from this era are the pie pan dials: dials that look like upside-down pie pans because of the concentric ring that slopes downwards from the flat centre. 


Packages are generally dispatched within 2 days after receipt of payment and are shipped within the Netherlands by Registered Mail through the Dutch carrier PostNL and for other countries by Fedex. Consult us if you prefer another method of shipping. For most destinations tracking is available.