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Rolex Date 15223Rolex Date 15223

Rolex Date Ref. 15523

There is something timeless about the combination of an Oyster bracelet, fluted bezel and champagne dial. It is a sporty aesthetic, but will not look out of place in more formal situations with more formal attire.

The same goes for the size. Measuring in at 34mm, this watch is perfect for both men and women. While some guys, used to oversized watches, may need a moment to adjust to the size, it is by no means undersized or un-manly. It is quite simply perfect for all occasions.

This beautiful example is livened up by the vanilla-coloured tritium. It comes complete with the original box and papers. In short: a full set do-it-all watch. Very nice!

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Details
Brand Rolex
Movement Automatic
Model Date
Diameter 34 mm
Reference 15223
Bracelet/strap: Steel/gold
Year of production (circa) 1993
Lug Width 19 mm
Material Gold / steel
Set Content Original box & papers
Crystal Sapphire
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Dial color Champagne
Backstory

The Rolex Date line is perhaps a bit of a hidden gem. Overlooked by the male audience when fashion dictated watches should be big in the early 2000s. Now that the trends are leaning towards smaller again, they are being rediscovered as a pretty great size for both men and women. Of course, there are smaller sizes available as well, but the 34mm is the most common.

Rolex launched the 36mm Datejust and the 34mm Air King in 1945. About a decade later, the Date was added as a sort of in-between model. The same 34mm Oyster case as the Air King, but with the addition of a date and cyclops like the Datejust.

So what you have here is a watch that is technically the same as a Datejust, but since its smaller size scares off some of the potential buyers, it is much more affordable. So if you are confident wearing a subtle size like this (if you are not, come and try one on. You will be converted) this is a real sweet spot in the vintage Rolex market!

The Date comes in tons of variations. From rare early models with gilt dials and dagger hands, to super minimalist silver dial, oyster bracelet examples. You can have your pick of materials, colors and bracelets. There is surely a version that will speak to you!

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Brand

Rolex

Model

Reference

15223

Year of production (circa)

1993

Material

Gold / steel

Crystal

Sapphire

Dial color

Champagne

Movement

Automatic

Diameter

34 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Steel/gold

Lug Width

19 mm

Set Content

Original box & papers