Rolex Lady Datejust
$ 8,500.00

Rolex Lady Datejust

Why We Love It

It is perhaps one of the greatest injustices in horology that women's wristwatches have not historically received the same respect as their larger cased counterparts, resulting in far fewer executions worth collecting. 

This is truly a shame - but fortunately, Rolex got the memo long before most, and have been producing outstanding ladies watches for over 50 years. And we're talking about the real thing - not those that utilize faux-gold, not-so-precious stones and batteries - Rolex's offerings are mechanical, functional, wearable art.

This Lady Datejust dates to circa 2003 and remains in immaculate condition with a flawless two-tone steel and gold Oyster case, fluted gold bezel, and a gorgeous  white laquer dial with dailmond set indices. It comes fitted to a solid link two-tone Jubilee bracelet and is accompanied by punched papers.

Checking all of the boxes as its larger brothers, this lovely piece can easily be worn as a dress watch or a demure daily driver for the lady who knows what proper watches are all about

The Datejust Story

We've said it over and over again - the Datejust may just be the perfect watch.

Coupling perfect proportions, simple dial layouts, and robust movements, Rolex's most prolific model is an icon of timekeeping that has been in continuous production for decades. Moreover, the Datejust is all the watch that just about any of us really need

The beauty of the Datejust is that it is the ultimate do-anything, go-anywhere watch. Equal parts sporty and dressy, the Datejust wears just as well with jeans as it does with a suit, and thanks to the signature Oyster case and tough-as-nails movement, it’s ready for anything that you can throw at it.

In production continuously since 1945, the original Datejust was the world's first wristwatch to incorporate a date disc and aperture at the 3:00 position. Since then, date windows at 3:00 have become commonplace, and the Rolex cyclops magnifier bubble has become a hallmark of the brand. Datejusts have proudly been worn by presidents, athletes and movie stars (and probably your grandfather), in a testament to how timeless and versatile the watch truly is.

While recent horological trends have favored larger sporty wristwatches, the age of the giant watch is drawing to a close, making more reasonably sized watches like the original Datejust, a pleasantly stylish option that fits the bill in every setting.

There's a magic to the Datejust's simple design, a timelessness that proves that true style never dies. 

Details

SKU: AS04258

Two-tone Yellow gold and stainless steel Oyster case is approximately 26mm (excluding the crown). Automatic-winding Quickset movement by Rolex. Rolex Reference 179173. Circa 2003.

Overall Condition: The case is in phenomenal condition overall showing only faint wear from handling. Non-luminous diamond-set white laquer dial is in as-new condition with 18k yellow gold handset. 18k Yellow gold fluted bezel. Signed 18K yellow gold crown.

Includes solid link two tone Jubilee bracelet (63133/SEL) with signed hidden clasp. Also includes punched papers dated December 19th, 2005 from Osterman Jewelers.

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