1987 Rolex Oyster Perpetual Quickset Datejust ‘Boiler Gauge’ with Box and Papers (VW640)
Presented in close to mint condition is this very rare boxed & papered 1987 stainless steel vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Q/S Datejust Chronometer. This Rolex Datejust is in beautiful original condition and is a very rare type having the cream lacquer ‘boiler gauge’ dial, these dials were only produced in limited numbers over a short period of time and are highly regarded by collectors.
The genuine top quality stainless steel vintage Rolex ref: 16030 case is in close to mint 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 16000’, the serial number R31xxxx dates this Rolex to 1987 and the first to have the date letter prefix. The screw down Rolex crown functions properly. This Oyster case has the correct highly polished sides with contrasting brushed satin lug shoulders, the rare cream lacquer dial is framed by a stainless steel machined & fluted bezel.
The original 20mm stainless steel Rolex Jubilee ‘D’ link bracelet is in excellent condition and is fully signed. The bracelet is complete with 20 links, this will fit a 19.5cm wrist or can be adjusted down at the clasp. This Rolex bracelet has the correct highly polished centre sections and contrasting brushed satin finish to the outer links.
The original cream lacquer ‘boiler gauge’ dial is in mint condition and is a very rare and desired type. The dial has very attractive silver Arabic numerals with a black bullseye railroad seconds track, the silver hands and seconds sweep contrast beautifully with the lacquer dial. The dial is signed ‘ROLEX OYSTER PERPETUAL DATEJUST SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED SWISS’ with the raised gold Rolex crown logo in the twelve position.
The high grade automatic quick set date 27 Jewel Swiss made Rolex caliber 3035 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 SEVEN 27 JEWELS ADJUSTED 5 POSITIONS AND TEMPERATURE 3035’.
This Rolex comes with its original boxes, Rolex booklet and Rolex service guarantee dated 2005.
A truly beautiful, rare and highly collectable Rolex Oyster Datejust, presented in ready to wear condition.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Quickset Datejust
3035 Chronometer, Automatic
Stainless Steel Rolex Jubilee 'D' Link
Original Rolex Box
Original Rolex Paperwork
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