Rolex Date Just 18ct Gold 1956

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About this watch

This super stylish, 18ct yellow gold, Rolex Datejust luxury watch dates back to 1956.

An attractive product of quality watchmaking it has an elegant fluted bezel, a champagne dial, with gold arrow headed hour markers, gold indexes and a signed crown. Fully automatic, the self-winding mechanism features a calire 1065 movement pumping out at 18,000bph. Reference number 6605 it measures at 36mm in diameter.

A lovely solid watch, it comes fully serviced and regulated, runs well and keeps excellent time.

A little history: The Datejust is one of Rolex’s earliest models. It was launched in 1945 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rolex company. The first automatic wrist watch, with an automatically changing date window, it was a really innovative model of its time. And, as with the model advertised, the first datejust was made in yellow gold.

Technical details

Dial

Original, Stamped

Year

1956

Caliber number

1065

Case

18ct Solid Gold