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Steel & gold
Original box & papers
Rolex Datejust Ref. 126233 Full set
Yes! This is a very, very cool and completely on-trend Rolex Datejust Ref. 126233.
A captivating two-tone execution in steel and 18k yellow gold, livened up by a mesmerizing sunburst moss green dial. A dial that is, in turn, decorated with applied Roman numerals in yellow gold, two of which are studded with diamonds.
Based on that description, you might think it is a little over the top. But you know what? It totally isn’t! The subdued tone of green is just pure class. And the diamonds provide a hint of sparkle, only upon close inspection.
This watch is subdued from a distance while stunning up close. Just the way it should be!
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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!
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