Rolex - Datejust - 16030 - Men - 1980-1989

Rolex - Datejust - 16030 - Men - 1980-1989
Automatic - Steel

This classic men’s 1988 Rolex reference 16030 Oyster Perpetual Datejust.

Silver dial Datejust always looks great, especially when it comes with an outstanding case and a tight Jubilee bracelet. Stainless Steel case ref. 16030 watch, made in 1988. The watch is in a fully working order and is in good condition.

*All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certifed authentic.

The 5-digit reference number of this Datejust indicates a later production year – 1986 according to its serial number. With a later production model like this one, you get a highly practical quick-set date, and a lighter patina on the lume. This Datejust can be considered one of the last vintage pieces that Rolex produced, before the sapphire crystal replaced the plexi, taking away a lot of the charm of those 36 mm everyday watches. If condition is your prerogative, this Datejust is for you.

At the heart of this watch is a legendary automatic high grade movement calibre 3035 on 27 jewels. A beautiful hours, minutes, and a central second hands, date at 3 o'clock position. A beautiful fluted bezel is monted on the 36mm (1,41 inch) stainless steel case excluding the crown and 44mm (1,73 inch) from lug to lug is in good condition, with surface scratches that are to be expected on any watch of this age.

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Brand : Rolex
Model: Datejust
Reference: 16030
Year: 1988
Case No: R6XXXXX
Crystal: Original Rolex
Case Material : Stainless Steel
Dimensions: 36 mm (1,41 inch) diameter excluding the crown
Lume: Yes, tritium
Movement: Calibre 3035, 27 jewels Automatic winding movement, with Date Indicator
Functions: Hours, minutes, central seconds, date
Dial : Sun-Brushed Cream Dial Stainless Steel
Crown: Original Rolex
Bracelet/Strap: Rolex Jubilee bracelet With 555 endlinks around 21 cm (8,26 inch) including watch case
Lug Width: 20 mm
Other specifications: no box , no papers

Exceptional could accurately describe the condition of this reference 16030. The case is thick, with sharp lugs on which you can still see the original brushing. The tritium dots on the T-Swiss-Made-T dial are all present, and show the same light patina as the handset; however, as can be expected after 25+ years, the tritium is no longer luminescent. The white date disc with open 6s and 9s is consistent with the period, and the quick-set date will prove handy. Finally, the Rolex Jubilee bracelet does not show excessive stretch, and will make sure that this Datejust fits well on your wrist.

Watches are sold as-is, and there is no guarantee of to be waterproof or movement accuracy, due to the nature of vintage watches.

Please view all the pictures carefully as they form an integral part of the description. Any defects not mentioned but visible in the pictures will be considered as described. Any questions, please ask. Good luck and thank you for looking.

Lot details
Reference Number
Case material
Analogue wristwatch
Shipped Insured
In working condition with visible traces of use
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