Datejust Turnograph

1988

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Model name
Datejust Turnograph
Location
London - UK
Year
1988
Metal
Steel & Yellow Gold
Reference
16253
Dial
Anniversary
Serial
R7XXXXX
Style
Men's / Unisex
Bezel
Thunderbird
Indexes
Baton
Case
36mm
Bracelet
Jubilee
Bracelet size
158-193mm
Crystal
Plexiglass
Box & Paperwork
Rolex
Movement
Automatic Cal. 3035
Condition
Excellent (Not Polished)
Original Champagne Anniversary dial

Original Champagne Anniversary dial with baton indices. These Rolex monogram dials were introduced in 1985 for the 40th Anniversary of the Datejust model. The dial has not been touched and remains in excellent original condition.

stainless steel case with solid gold "thunderbird" bezel

The two tone Turnograph reference 16253 with stainless steel case and solid yellow gold 60 minute rotating bezel also referred to a “Thunderbird” bezel. The R serial number in-between the lugs corresponds with the original guarantee paperwork dating the watch to 1988. It features the cal. 3035 automatic movement with quick set date and plexiglass crystal with “Cyclops” magnifying the date display. The crown is an original gold Rolex Oyster Twinlock screw down crown. The case & bracelet have not been polished by us and remain in excellent condition, appearing unpolished. The case back retains the original Rolex sticker still applied.

Original Two Tone Rolex Jubilee bracelet

Original Rolex Jubilee two tone steel & 18k solid gold bracelet, reference 62523H.18 with clasp code L11 and 455 end links. Bracelets can be resized to fit on request.

The Rolex Datejust is one of the most quintessential yet understated Rolex models produced

Originally launched in 1945, it has remained a timeless classic and is renowned for its quality and functionality.

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Box & Paperwork

This watch comes with Rolex box, booklets and original guarantee dated 1988 (originally sold by The Hour Glass in Singapore). It is also accompanied by documentation to guarantee the authenticity and a certificate from The Watch Register stating that the watch has cleared their extensive database of lost & stolen watches.

Oysterbar Guarantee

This watch has been checked by our experts and serviced by our Rolex authorised watchmaker, so that we can guarantee the authenticity and provide a one year mechanical warranty.