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Rolex Datejust Midsize Ref. 178271 DIA

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, they say. If that rings true with you, this might be your watch!

Here we have a Rolex Datejust midsize ref. 178271, executed in lovely stainless steel and 18k rose gold two-tone configuration.

The star of the show is the dial. A stunning sunburst rose gold dial with factory-set diamond hour markers. It is subtle from a distance but a little private party on your wrist up close!

This 2006 model comes on the original bicolor Jubilee bracelet with a beautifully hidden clasp. All in all a stunning watch, ready to grace your wrist for decades to come.

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Brand Rolex
Movement Automatic
Model Datejust
Diameter 31 mm
Reference 178271
Bracelet/strap: Steel/gold
Year of production (circa) 2006
Lug Width 16 mm
Material Steel & gold
Set Content Watch only
Crystal Sapphire
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Dial color Rose gold

The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic watch designs ever made. We try not to use the term “iconic” too liberally, but it is surely justified here. Launched back in 1945 as the Ref. 4467, the design has been only marginally updated every now and then. And it has looked fresh and current ever since.

When it comes to vintage, two generations of Datejust are particularly popular; the Ref. 16xx and the later five-digit references. The 16xx models were made from the fifties until  roughly 1978 and feature a beautifully dimensional pie-pan dial. Many of these came on folded jubilee bracelets and they did not yet feature a quickset date.

When the reference was updated to five digits around 1978, the pie-pan dial was replaced by a flat dial. The caliber was updated to now feature a quickset date. A decade later, in 1988, a new update saw the introduction of a sapphire crystal. For us, this is where vintage Datejust becomes modern Datejust.

Countless variations can be found. Different bezels, bracelets, dial colors, sizes and materials. The Datejust is one of the most beloved and versatile watches around. If you are looking for a one-watch-collection, that works equally well with shorts as it does with a three-piece suit, the Datejust is probably a pretty safe bet!

Of course it is of the utmost importance to get your purchase to your doorstep safely. Therefore, we ship all our packages insured worldwide.
We do our best to handle packages as soon as possible. This could take a max. of 3 working days. Note that the delivery times commence the day of dispatch.
Unfortunately, we cannot be held responsible for any delays caused by destination customs clearance processes, local duties and taxes, and items that are lost in transit. 
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Year of production (circa)



Steel & gold



Dial color

Rose gold




31 mm



Lug Width

16 mm

Set Content

Watch only