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Rolex Datejust 1601 'Ghost Dial'
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In a certain light, it looks like the white painting just vanishes - like a ghost - against the grey dial until it seems like the dial has no text at all.A stainless steel, folded Jubilee bracelet, an 18k white-gold fluted bezel and a ghost dial with an applied baton index. With other words, a stylish and classic Datejust! This piece dates back to 1970, has the classic pie pan dial in combination with plexi crystal. The 36mm-measuring, stainless steel case houses the self-winding caliber 1570.
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.
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