Rolex Datejust 1601 Blue Dial - 1977

Rolex Datejust 1601 Blue Dial - 1977

We've said it over and over again - the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust might 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. We're always on the lookout for excellent examples, and brightly colored dials are a perennial favorite!

Dating from 1977, this particular Datejust Reference 1601 features a steel case, white gold fluted bezel, and a lovely blue pie pan dial with sunburst patterning.  As simple a watch as the Datejust may be, it succeeds on every level, and make for excellent daily-wearable pieces.  We have a constant demand for "exotic" dial Datejusts, so don't miss out on this guy!



Steel Oyster case is approximately 36mm (excluding the crown). Rolex Reference 1601. Rolex Calibre 1570 Automatic Movement. Circa 1977.

Overall condition: Case is in excellent condition overall, with sharp lugs and no signs of over polishing. Genuine blue pie-pan dial is in exceptional condition with a light even patination to the luminescent dots. Original polished hands show light oxidation and matching luminescent elements. Original case back and Rolex signed crown.

Includes one brown leather strap and two 20mm nylon straps from Crown and Buckle.

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