Up for grabs is a Rolex DateJust Thunderbird aka Turn-O-Graph
16253 reference with acrylic crystal and quick-set
6.0 mil serial number circa 1979 production
Fantastic vintage condition watch with very sharp and crisp case lugs. No corrosion or pitting. Serial and reference numbers are fully intact and visible.
The bezel appears to be completely untouched, shows no wear, and has developed awesome rosy patina all over. Very crisp, no damage, polishing or else.
Fantastic original champagne dial is flawless with all of its luminous dots fully intact and have developed very creamy patina. Hands appear original with matching patina and no signs of corrosion. Original date disk with open 6’s and 9’s.
Bracelet is original 62523 with 455 J ends. The gold on bracelet has also developed patina over the years. The bracelet is very tight and fully linked with appropriate date code on clasp.
Based on what we see, it is apparent this watch has been very seldom worn or put away for a very long time before recently emerging for sale and ultimately coming into my possession.
No box or papers. No documented service history.