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Original steel folding clasp
Original box & papers
Rolex Datejust Ref. 16220 Full Set
They say you can’t have everything. However, now you can!
Everyone who is familiar with AWco knows that we do not shy away from the Rolex Datejust. This is of course for the reason the Rolex Datejust could be considered as the ultimate “go anywhere, do anything” watch. Whether you are at an exclusive event or at a casual sports event. We can assure you that the Rolex Datejust fits any occasion!
This stunning Ref.16220 on the jubilee bracelet features an incredible blue sunburst dial, stick markers, roman numerals minute track, and an engine-turned bezel. The blue dial gives this watch an extra dimension of interest and we are confident that you will love it too.
Come and see for yourself at Reestraat 3 in Amsterdam.
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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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