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Rolex Datejust 1603, 1970

Rolex Datejust 1603, 1970

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 The 1970 Steel Rolex Datejust Reference 1603: A Blend of History and Style

Allow us to introduce you to a piece that gracefully marries history with modern style: the steel Rolex Datejust reference 1603 from the remarkable year of 1970. This isn't merely a watch; it's a wearable narrative, seamlessly weaving together the grand history of Rolex with an enduring style that feels at home in both casual and formal settings.

A Tribute to Rolex’s Remarkable Legacy

In the vibrant timeline of Rolex, the year 1945 marked a milestone with the inception of the Datejust series, commemorating their 40th anniversary. This innovative creation was a game-changer, introducing the world to an automatic movement displaying the date prominently in a window on the dial. Fast forward to the early 1960's and the 160X series of Datejust was launched, which included the reference 1603. 

Decoding the 1603: A Unique Blend of Heritage and Precision

Let's venture deeper into the 1603’s charm, a reference that stands as a significant marker in Rolex's journey. The 160X series, including this gem, was known for its workhorse movements, retaining the traditional manner of adjusting the date by rotating the hands, a feature that was updated in the later 160XX series which incorporated a quick-set date function.

Specifically, the '3' in 1603 signifies the distinctive engine-turned bezel, a standout feature that adds a different flair compared to the fluted bezel represented by the '1' in the 1601 series. This subtle differentiation in bezel design allows for a delightful variety within the Datejust collection, letting collectors choose a piece that truly resonates with their style and preference.

Secure this Rolex Datejust 1601 today!

The 1970 Rolex Datejust reference 1603 is a genuine slice of history, distinguished by its unique engine-turned bezel. It's more than a watch; it's a nod to Rolex's unmatched legacy. If you've been waiting for the perfect blend of heritage and style, this is your moment. Act now, before someone else seizes the opportunity to own this vintage masterpiece. This isn't just a purchase, it's your next cherished possession.

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Key Information

Rolex Datejust 1603, 1970

Technical Information

Key Information:

  • Brand: Rolex
  • Model: Datejust
  • Ref.: 1603
  • Year: 1970
  • SKU: 1924

Technical:

  • Movement Calibre: 1570
  • Movement Type: Automatic
  • Case Size: 36

Box and Papers:

  • Our Own

Condition Report

Condition Report:

Dial: The dial presents itself in good condition, maintaining a clear and vibrant appearance, devoid of major marks or imperfections that would detract from its vintage charm.

Case: In good order, the case proudly bears the scratches of time, testament to its storied past. These marks are commensurate with its age and only add to its vintage allure, narrating a history of devoted wear.

Bracelet: The bracelet is in fair order, exhibiting some stretching that is common with its age. Despite this, it retains its structural integrity, promising comfortable and secure wear for its next owner.

Movement: The movement has just received a fresh service.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping:

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Your watch will be carefully packaged and shipped fully insured with leading global courier companies.

Delivery Prices:

Delivery within the UK is Free. Delivery within Europe is £60. Delivery for the Rest of the World is £80.

Returns:

Don't like it or change your mind? Return it for a full refund with our 14 day, no hassle returns on all sales. See the full conditions here.

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All Our Watches are Covered by Our World-Class, 1 Year International Warranty.

Should your watch run into mechanical issues we'll repair it. For full details see our terms and conditions here.

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