Rolex

Datejust Reference 1601, A two-tone automatic bracelet watch with date, Circa 1977

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Description

The gray pie-pan dial of this example is in amazing condition. All the lume plots are present and have aged to a rich and warm yellow color.

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The watch is in very good condition with light signs of wear.

The case has been lightly polished in the past.

The number are visible between the lugs and there are signs of the bracelet to the back of the lugs.

The inside case back is stamped 1601 and has watchmaker's marks.

The dial is in excellent condition and the lume in the hands and on the dial have aged to a warm yellow color.

The bracelet is in good condition with some signs of wear and is later.

The movement is running at time of cataloguing; however, it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion.

Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement. The watch was serviced by Rolex in 2018.

Year
1977
Reference Number
1601
Model
Datejust
Complication
Date
Gender
Unisex
Dial Color(s)
Gray
Caliber
cal. 1570 automatic, 26 jewels
Movement Type
Automatic
Case Material(s)
Stainless Steel, Yellow Gold
Case Number
5'057'220
Case Size (mm)
36mm
Case Back
Screw-down
Band Material
Stainless Steel, Yellow Gold
Dimension Notes

The bracelet circumference is approximately 160mm

Clasp Type
Fold clasp
Clasp Material(s)
Stainless Steel
Signature
Case, Dial, Movement
SKU

BY24M

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