5 June 2003
Rolex. An 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date and bracelet
Signed Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Ref. 1601, circa 1977
With nickel-finished lever movement, 26 jewels, the gilt brushed dial with applied baton indexes, sweep center seconds, magnified date aperture, the tonneau-shaped water-resistant-type case with fluted bezel, screw back and screw down crown, together with an 18K gold Rolex President bracelet and clasp, case, dial and movement signed
37 mm. diam.
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A similar example of this model, reference 1601, is illustrated in Rolex Wristwatches by Osvaldo Patrizzi, p. 170.
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