Rolex Datejust ref 1601 SS/14K YG circa 1960


A remarkable condition example early Rolex stainless steel and 14K yellow gold Oyster Perpetual Datejust ref 1601 serial number 631xxx circa 1960. Man’s full size dress model 36mm diameter Oyster case with 14K yellow gold fluted bezel, signed screw down crown and acrylic crystal.

With an absolutely mint original early SWISS only signed champagne pie pan dial with faceted gold indexes, applied crown logo and gilt dauphine hands. Powered by chronometer rated caliber 1560 self winding movement with sweep seconds and date. On Rolex stainless steel and 14K yellow gold rolled Jubilee bracelet with deployment clasp.

Guaranteed genuine, serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with a 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation. Also accompanying your purchase is one of our beautiful handmade Italian leather watch travel pouches, a $55 value!

NOTES: This is an early 1601 model, with characteristics usually associated with it’s predecessor, the 6605 reference # with its early marker style dial, tapered gilt hands, and fine milled bezel. Note the absence of luminous dots, or of luminous bearing hands on this early SWISS only signed dial. An especially beautiful example early 1601.

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