|Model:||Oyster Perpetual Datejust - 16000|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||36mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||43mm|
Beautiful round vintage Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust in 18k gold with serial number 641….. The dial has a champagne color with gold batons every five minutes and gold sticks hands. On the dial at 6 o’clock comes “Superlative chronometer – Official certified” and T Swiss T (1968 to 1998). The date is at 3 o’clock. The case is in 18K gold with engraved inside “Montres Rolex SA – Geneva Switzerland Patented” with all the marks and reference 16000. The crown comes with the Rolex logo. It is a Rolex automatic movement with caliber 3035 and number 0369…. It was introduced in 1977 and replaced in 1988 by the 3135. It has 27 jewels with 28,800 beats per hour and 42 hours of power reserve. The watch comes a green lizard band. The watch comes with a beautiful leather box.
In 1905, Hans Wilsdorf founded in London “ Wilsdorf & Davis” a wholesaler company. The same year, he signed a contract to distribute the Aegler wristwatches brand in UK. In 1908, he creates his own brand called “Rolex” abbreviation of “Rolling Export”. In 1914, Wilsdorf won a class “A” rating certificate from the Kew observatory in England. In 1914, “Les Fils de jean Aegler become Rolex Watch Co. Aegler SA, Manufacture d’Horlogerie”. In 1920, Wilsdorf founded “Montres Rolex SA” in Geneva. In 1926, he patented a watchcase with a screw down crown. In 1927 the “Oyster” was born when Mercedes Gleitze crossed the Channel in 15 hours and 15 minutes. In 1931, came the “Perpetual”, then the “Datejust” in 1945. Since 2000, Rolex makes its own movements and produce over 700,000 watches a year many being iconic like the Daytona, Submariner or the Prince to name a few.
Rolex automatic movement with caliber 3035. It was introduced in 1977 and replaced in 1988 by the 3135. It has 27 jewels with 28,800 beats per hour and 42 hours of power reserve.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 36mm
Length including lugs: 43mm