1973 Rolex 18ct Gold & Steel ‘Sigma” Dial Oyster Perpetual Datejust (VW671)
Presented in close to mint condition is this very rare 1973 18ct gold & steel vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust Chronometer. This Rolex Datejust is in beautiful original condition and is a desired type having the ‘Sigma’ type dial, these dials were fitted with solid gold hour markers and were produced in limited numbers between the mid 1960s through to the mid 1970s.
The genuine top quality 18ct gold & steel vintage Rolex ref: 1601 case is in close to mint condition. The case measures 36mm in diameter excluding the signed screw down gold Rolex winding crown. The screw in case back is signed ‘MONTRES ROLEX SA GENEVA SWITZERLAND STAINLESS STEEL 1601’, the serial number 377xxxx dates this Rolex to 1973. The screw down Rolex crown functions properly. This Oyster case has the correct highly polished sides with contrasting brushed satin lug shoulders, the rare Sigma dial is framed with a solid gold fluted bezel.
This Datejust has been fitted with a new hand made padded brown leather strap from the Hirsch Artisan range and also retains its original stainless steel Rolex buckle.
The original sunburst silver Sigma dial is in mint condition and is a rare and desired type. The dial has very attractive solid gold hour markers with faceted detail making them really stand out from the dial, the gold hands and seconds sweep contrast beautifully with the sunburst dial. The dial is signed ‘ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED OT SWISS TO’ with the raised gold Rolex crown logo in the twelve position.
The high grade automatic 26 Jewel Swiss made Rolex caliber 1570 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 1570’.
This Rolex is supplied with a Vintage Winders Authentication Certificate, a Vintage Winders receipt/warranty document and instructions for care and use supplied in a Vintage Winders glossy folder. The certificate and receipt contain full details of the watch including make, model, serial number, movement caliber and bracelet/strap type.
A very eye catching and rare Rolex Oyster Datejust, presented in ready to wear condition.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust
1570 Chronometer, Automatic
Sunburst Silver 'Sigma'
Brown leather Hirsch with Rolex buckle
Vintage Winders Presentation Box
Vintage Winders Authentication
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