1961 White Gold & Steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust (VW645)
Presented in outstanding condition is this very rare 1961 solid white gold & steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Chronometer. This early Datejust is in beautiful original condition and has a very rare and desirable dial type.
The genuine top quality solid 18ct white gold & steel Rolex ref: 1601 case is in near mint original condition. The case measures 36mm in diameter excluding the signed screw down Rolex winding crown. The screw in case back is signed ‘MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA SWITZERLAND STAINLESS STEEL 1601 1.61’, the serial number 777xxx dates this Rolex to 1961. The screw down Rolex crown functions properly. The case has the correct finishes with the sides being highly polished and contrasting brushed satin lug shoulders, the blue dial is framed with a solid 18ct white gold fluted bezel.
This Rolex has been fitted with a top quality hand made black leather strap by Hirsch and retains its highly polished stainless steel Rolex buckle.
The original deep sunburst blue dial is in mint condition and is a very rare and desired type. The dial has very attractive silver hour markers with facet cut detail making them really stand out from the dial, the silver hands and seconds sweep contrast beautifully with the blue dial. The dial is signed ‘ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED SWISS’ with the raised silver Rolex crown logo in the twelve position.
The high grade automatic 26 Jewel Swiss made Rolex caliber 1560 chronometer movement is in superb condition and is keeping excellent time over a 36hr period, this movement has been well cared for over the years and has had a recent service. The watch winds and sets smoothly. The movement is signed ‘MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA SWISS TWENTY SIX 26 JEWELS ADJUSTED 5 POSITIONS AND TEMPERATURE 1560’.
An early example and collectable Rolex Oyster Datejust, presented in ready to wear condition.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust
1560 Chronometer, Automatic
Brown leather Hirsch with Rolex buckle
Vintage Winders Presentation Box
Vintage Winders Authentication
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Overseas delivery is £60 for Europe and £80 for Rest of World.
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