This is a beautiful example of the iconic Rolex Datejust from 1972. The solid steel case is in excellent condition with only the most minor signs of wear. The original and untouched steel textured dial is again in excellent condition. The steel hands provide the softest contrast to the dial and are perfectly framed by the gleaming solid white gold fluted bezel. The very grade Rolex signed chronometer standard automatic movement is in excellent condition and it’s just been serviced by our professional watchmaker. To complete this stunning piece we’ve added a new, super high quality black Hirsch ‘London’ alligator strap with aftermarket steel Hirsch buckle. In view of the high quality movement we will give a 12 month guarantee.
Stunning 1972 Steel & White Gold Rolex Oyster Datejust Gents Vintage Watch
The solid steel case is in excellent condition with only the most minor signs of wear. The original and untouched steel textured dial is again in excellent condition. The case measures 36mm across, excluding the Rolex signed crown and 42mm long including the lugs. The inside case is signed ‘Montres Rolex SA Geneva Switzerland’, ‘Patented Stainless Steel’ and the reference is ‘1603’. The serial number is 3.32million dating it to 1972.
The very grade Rolex signed chronometer standard automatic movement is in excellent condition and it’s just been serviced by our professional watchmaker. The movement is signed ‘Montres Rolex SA Geneva Swiss’, ‘Twenty Six 26 Jewels’, ‘Adjusted 5 Positions and Temperature’ and the calibre is 1570. The movement number is ‘421805’.
The Box, Papers and Sonning Warranty
As with the majority of pre-owned watches that are 10 years or older, this particular watch does not come with its original box or paperwork. The watch is 100% genuine and rest assured we provide a lifetime guarantee on the authenticity and provenance of all the watches we sell.
Although there is no original paperwork, we do provide a written invoice and 3 page insurance valuation with the pictures of the watch and all available reference numbers. We also give a 12 month warranty on all our watches. We also stock a good selection of vintage watch boxes to help complete your purchase.
About Sonning Vintage Watches
Sonning Vintage Watches are one of the largest prestige brand vintage watch retailers on the Internet carrying stock of around £500,000; we’ve sold over 3,000 vintage watches across the world since our formation in 2009. We’re based in Berkshire and Nottingham and spend 1- 2 days a week in London. Whilst we’re an Internet business we do ‘show’ 90% of our watches prior to sale and travel across England to meet prospective buyers.
Why Purchase a Watch from SVW
We provide a lifetime guarantee on the authenticity and provenance of all our watches and come with a full printed Receipt of Sale and Insurance Valuation. Purchasing from SVW gives you the protection and reassurance of buying from an incorporated company with outstanding customer testimonials.
We provide a high quality box and use the Royal Mail Special Delivery for the UK and DHL for overseas sales. They are insured for the full purchase value.
See what our customers say – 100% positive feedback on all our sales sites and over 40% of our customers buy again or refer us!
Couriering and Pre-Delivery Inspection
We use the Royal Mail’s Guaranteed next day service for UK sales and DHL for all overseas shipping. All our watches are fully serviced, but prior to couriering each one will undergo a 3 day pre-delivery check to ensure the watch is in perfect condition.
This is a rare and highly collectable vintage watch from one of horology’s most famous names and will, if history is any judge, provide an excellent financial investment as well as a possession to treasure and enjoy. I will provide an insurance valuation in excess of my asking price. Please appreciate the difficulty of photographing this piece, it looks even better in real life. Subject to your location I’ll happily show the watch.