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Rolex - Oyster Perpetual Datejust - Ref.1603 - Men - 1960-1969

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Automatic - Steel

Type: Analogue wristwatch
Brand: Rolex
Movement: Automatic
Gender: Men
Case material: Steel
Model: Oyster Perpetual Datejust
Reference Number: Ref.1603
Period: 1960-1969
Shipped Insured: Yes
Condition: In working condition with visible traces of use

You are bidding for original Very Rare Men’s Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust, Stainless Steel ref. 1603, made in 1964. The watch is in a fully working order and is in good vintage condition throughout, with surface scratches that are to be expected on any watch of this age. Please see photos.
At the heart of this watch is a legendary automatic high grade movement in perfect condition calibre 1560, on 26 jewels which is very rare for this type of model, the same mechanism is used Rolex - Oyster Perpetual GMT Master.
The 1560 was the start of the second generation of the 1500 series calibers. They released this movement in 1959 and it remained in use until 1965. With a 26 jewel self-winding automatic movement, it had a Rolex p/n 7980 balance assembly with Microstella screws, a Bregeut free sprung hairspring. It also had a frequency of 18,000 bph. Furthermore, the KIF Flector shock absorbers protected the 1560. Also, it used a traditional stone lever escapement and had a power reserve of 42 hours.
Rolex released this series with a date function version, the 1565, and with the addition of a 24-hour hand in the 1565GMT.
This model features a original silver color dial signed "Rolex Oyster Perpetual DateJust" , "Superlative chronometer officially certified", " T-Swiss-T". A hours, minutes, and a central second hand, date.
The 36mm stainless steel case with a beautiful relief bezel with the crown and 42mm from lug to lug is in good condition throughout. The winding crown is completely original and correctly signed with the famous “Rolex” logo. Original Glass.
The watch is presented on original stainless steel Jubilee bracelet around 20,5cm including watch case, signed "Rolex", with the “Rolex” logo. The Jubilee bracelet has been specially designed for the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust, and adapts to all its various sizes and presentations. Even today, this bracelet is still, to a great extent, made by hand.
Please see photos.

Brand : Rolex
Model: Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust With Very Rare Cal.1560
Reference: 1603
Year: 1964
Case No: 1155341
Glass: Original Rolex
Case Material : Stainless Steel
Diameter : 36 mm diameter excluding the crown
Movement : Automatic movement calibre 1560, on 26 jewels
Functions: Hours, minutes, central seconds, date indicator
Dial : Original silver dial
Crown: Original Rolex
Bracelet: Stainless steel / Original Rolex Jubilee bracelet around 20,5 cm including watch case
Water resistance : 100m / 330ft, but we can´t guarantee

The legendary Datejust is an impressive representation of the spirit of the Rolex brand's adventurous innovation.

It is a perfect addition to you watch collection.

You can also use these wonderful watches as a gift to your friends.

The watch will be carefully packed and shipped highly insured

Any questions, please ask. Good luck and thank you for looking and for bidding.

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Feedback score: 98.8%
Reviews given: 89
Member since: January 25, 2016
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    Tutto perfetto. Oggetto arrivato bene. Descrizione corretta. Grazie
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    Parfait !!! Merci.
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    Carvintage May 15, 2018

  • Quality item. Highly recommended

    user-3025171 May 7, 2018

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    Eine sehr schöne Uhr !
    TOP Zustand - läuft pefekt !
    Schnelle und kompetente Erledigung !
    Hier jederzeit gerne wieder !
    Vielen Damk !
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    Gerry58 May 3, 2018

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    Beautiful watch! Quick delivery.
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    KajaWolffers April 12, 2018

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