1978 Rolex Detejust Tropical Purple Dial | Ref. 16030

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Our commitment lies in delivering truly exceptional and rare timepieces to our cherished customers. In this vein, this 16030 watch stands as an extraordinary example. Its original blue dial has gracefully evolved into a captivating purple shade, adorned with enchanting blue and copper speckles, thanks to unique weather conditions and the passage of time.

The center-brushed dial shifts in color under varying lighting conditions, making it a truly unique and exceptional piece.



This watch is in excellent condition, showcasing a sturdy and honest case. The bracelet is in outstanding condition, very tight and sharp that align with the watch's serial number and likely being the original factory bracelet. The dial has gracefully aged, with some aging spots and marks the most noticeable found at 5 o'clock.

It has been fully serviced and keeps a fantastic time almost like new with cero error.
The amplitude of 268° Rate +1s/d and Beat Error 0.0ms.


Maker: Rolex
Model: DateJust
Reference: 16030
Year: 1978
Material: Stainless steel
Dimensions: 36mm diameter; 12mm thickness
Crystal: Plexiglass
Lume: Tritium
Caliber: Automatic quick set movement
Bracelet/Strap: Rolex bracelet reference 62510H with 555 endlinks
Box/Papers: Non

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

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