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Silver No Lume Dial
This 1601 with serial number 3.266.xxx was produced in circa 1973.
Its condition is good and all parts are correct.
The main particularity of this example is the absence of lume dots on the silver dials and on the hour and minute hands, which therefore do not have a groove for the luminous material.
It is thought that these « no-lume » Datejust were produced for the Japanese market.
About the model
The Rolex Datejust is one the most iconic watch of the story, recognizable at first glance with its timeless design. It is also a watch appreciated by both women and men, thanks to its size (36 mm).
Reference 1601 is famous among the Datejust family, with its vintage features such as an acrylic crystal or a step dial. Available in steel, gold or steel & gold and in a lot of dial colors and configurations, every collector should be able to find a 1601 matching his/her taste.