1978 Rolex Datejust Ref. 16000 | Buckley Dial | Smooth bezel | 36mm

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The Datejust is a timeless favorite, prized for its versatility with numerous dial variations and sizes, making it highly coveted and widely loved. The model we showcase here is the reference 16000 affectionately known as the "Buckley," named after its distinct dial configuration. This unique dial style showcases painted Roman numerals and sleek black hands.

With its 36mm case, the smooth bezel offers a larger presence on the wrist.

The reference 16000 boasts an acrylic glass and incorporates a quick-set date function, offering a blend of contemporary convenience and vintage charm in its design.


Overall this watch is in great honest condition. The dial is in near pristine condition, bright and clean, The Tritium plots have developed a warm yellow color, perfectly matching the dial and handset.

The bracelet is the original to this watch 78360 Oyster Bracelet – 12 links in total. And remains very tight and sharp.


 It has been fully serviced and keeps a fantastic time.
The amplitude of 259° Rate -7s/d and Beat Error 0.6ms.


Maker: Rolex
Model: Datejust
Reference: 16000
Year: 1978
Material: Stainless steel
Dimensions: 36mm diameter; 12mm thickness
Crystal: Plexiglass
Lume: Tritium
Caliber: Automatic caliber 3035 with quick-set date
Bracelet/Strap: Original 78360 Oyster Bracelet – 12 links
Box/Papers: Non

-This watch was photographed on a 6.9 inch / 175mm wrist.

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