A rare and stunning piece of Rolex design and manufacturing history, this Rolex Oysterquartz Datejust screams late 1970's early 1980's design with its flashy angular features and Royal Oak-esque integrated bracelet, powered by the incredibly precise and robust in-house Rolex 5035 movement this timepiece is built to represent the Quartz era centuries into the future. This beautiful unpolished example is in excellent all original condition, freshly serviced and ready to wear with minimal bracelet stretch, light surface wear throughout and nice reflective champers along the case and bracelet. The full length solid link bracelet and 36.5mm diameter case give this watch a strong visual and physical weight on the wrist with heavy solid 18k yellow gold center links and bezel. A unique yet quintessential 1980's vintage Rolex of the highest quality in every regard.
Style: Big & Bling, Mid-Century Dress
Case: Heavy solid stainless steel 36.5mm diameter tonneau shape case with solid 18k yellow gold fluted bezel and integrated two-tone 13 link bracelet. Unpolished with light surface wear throughout. Would polish up beautifully if so desired. The sapphire crystal is near mint and the original screw down crown functions perfectly. Stamped on the back of the lugs Registered Design, Stainless Steel, 17013 with serial number in the 8.8 million range dating it to approximately 1985. The bracelet endlinks are stamped 17013B as is the bracelet clasp adding 18 (for 18k gold) with the date code I12. Inside the case back is also correctly signed Montre Rolex SA, Geneva, Switzerland, Stainless Steel, 17000.
Dial: Near mint champagne colour dial with sharp baton applied markers and perfectly aged cream tritium luminous dots at each hour with date aperture at 3:00. Signed Rolex Oysterquartz Datejust, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified (SCOC), T Swiss T.
Movement: Gorgeous Rolex in-house designed and manufactured calibre 5035 high precision Quartz movement in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition, freshly serviced and keeping near perfect time. Fully signed Rolex S.A. Geneva, Swiss, 11 Jewels, 5035, Adjusted Temperature. Comes with our full 1 year mechanical warranty.