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Old 29 April 2015, 11:01 AM   #31
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Old 29 April 2015, 12:30 PM   #32
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Old 29 April 2015, 02:29 PM   #33
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Old 29 April 2015, 02:33 PM   #34
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Love this thread. I'm seeing references for the very first time.
Keep 'em coming!
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Old 29 April 2015, 03:45 PM   #35
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A few years ago, I purchased this 1977 Datejust from the original owner. The watch was never serviced according to the first owner. It was all original to include the oval link Jubilee bracelet.
I love complete sets and they do not get more complete than this one I think!
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Old 29 April 2015, 04:33 PM   #36
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Old 29 April 2015, 07:36 PM   #37
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lets see your vintage datejusts

1967 DJ 1603 with slate grey dial (now witj my sister)


1970 DJ 1600 with silver non-trit 'wide boy' dial


1975 DJ 1600 with white 'Buckley' dial


1977 DJ 1603 with grey 'wide boy' sigma dial


1971 DJ 1603 with denim blue dial


1971 DJ 1601 with light grey dial


1974 Two-tone DJ 1601 with slate grey sigma dial


1971 DJ 1600 with blue 'wide boy' sigma dial
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Old 29 April 2015, 11:48 PM   #38
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Great thread

I am really liking these vintage datejust pictures. I've owned a pristine blue, gray dial versions of the 1603 steel, and a few two tones. All given as gifts to family or sold/traded.

This one is from 1969, and I am keeping it for me to wear:
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Old 30 April 2015, 01:26 AM   #39
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Love those vintage DJ. Thanks for posting them.
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Old 30 April 2015, 11:06 AM   #40
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My wife's 1603, stamped 1966, sold 1968. And my rather more modern-looking 5.2 mill 17000, from only nine years later.
I've been wearing a 1603 exactly like that since Sep 1968 (your 1968); every day until I had RSC replace the bracelet, crystal, etc 2 years ago. But otherwise every day including camping, working around house, and all that.
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Old 30 April 2015, 11:39 AM   #41
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I've been wearing a 1603 exactly like that since Sep 1968 (your 1968); every day until I had RSC replace the bracelet, crystal, etc 2 years ago. But otherwise every day including camping, working around house, and all that.
Amazing! Mine was sold on October 16, 1968. Here are the bits that go with it...probably much the same as yours, except mine no longer still had the chrono result papers by the time I got it.
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Old 30 April 2015, 11:44 AM   #42
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Old 30 April 2015, 12:02 PM   #43
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lets see your vintage datejusts

I love the wideboy dial and hands



But I like my mom's Buckley dial DJ even more (courtesy of our forum's Jessie aka 'jvmartin')



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Old 30 April 2015, 03:29 PM   #44
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I love complete sets and they do not get more complete than this one I think!

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Old 30 April 2015, 11:04 PM   #45
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Just back from service

New here, but thought I'd join the discussion.

Inherited from my father a couple years ago. Just received it back from The Watch Buyers Group. I'm new to the "Rolex Way" - the watch looks like new except as noted below and after only a couple of days, seems to be about +5 seconds/day. Since I'm learning, any information is useful.


This was a daily wear watch, obviously for years, but looks like it still has years to go!

This is my third automatic watch - never meant to collect watches, but now have this in addition to an Omega Speedmaster Date (3513.50) and my grandfather's gold Movado Kingmatic purchased in Switzerland somewhere in the mid-60's.

"Pitting" on hands. I assume this is an age issue?

The "specks" by 9:00 are reflections - nothing there on the watch itself.


Question - does the "3 72" stamped on the band indicate March, 1972? The WBG indicated the watch was from 1st quarter 1972, so that would make sense.



Rolex logo on bracelet is worn away and the bracelet is stretched.
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Old 2 May 2015, 04:53 AM   #46
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Old 2 May 2015, 05:38 AM   #47
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This one in my collection is starting to get a little vintagey-- Rolex Datejust WG/SS w/ Diamond "Jubilee" Dial (Ref 16324),
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Old 3 May 2015, 11:41 AM   #48
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this was jdmi's watch from earlier. a 1969 1600. can anyone tell me about the dial? it has "T SWISS MADE T." i have a similar dial on a 1970 watch.
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Old 3 May 2015, 01:22 PM   #49
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Love DJs, I have a couple but this the latest and current fav...

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I just installed the clear caseback today, I'm mesmerized by shiny things like 1570 movements. This came on a gorgeous original jubilee, suitably loose and comfy.
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Old 4 May 2015, 01:26 AM   #50
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Some beautiful DJ's here!!!
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Old 4 May 2015, 04:02 AM   #52
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My DJ groupie

Fantastic watches folks, Love DJ..something special and Rolex about them !!
My groupie.. with original papers & or RSC service & or timing:
Picked up 16234 in 2001(with smooth bezel) and rest since madness started 6 years back, LOL ;-))
1969/70 TT 1600
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Old 30 November 2015, 02:50 PM   #54
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this is nice looking vintage DJ

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I picked this one up a while ago with lots of bits of paper!!
(Born in 1960 - the watch, not me)
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Old 30 November 2015, 11:45 PM   #56
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Old 24 January 2016, 05:37 AM   #57
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Old 24 January 2016, 06:42 AM   #59
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