A new dial

A new dial

Since a few years, I have this vintage Rolex Date-Just from 1969, a ref.1601. Actually, it is a ref.1603 but I changed from the stainless steel engine turned bezel to a white gold bezel, which makes it a ref.1601 :-). I bought the (original Rolex) 18kt white gold bezel from a guy from Beverly Hills who had a lot of customers for his custom made diamond studded bezels for all kind of Rolexes. That way, he ended up with a lot of original steel and gold bezels which he sold (and maybe he still does) for very reasonable prices. Anyway, last week I wore my Date-Just again and wondered if I would be able to switch dials as well. Just for fun. So I went to the eBay auction site and found this dial:

I guess I will bid on it and just pray it is original 🙂

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Robert-Jan Broer
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Robert-Jan Broer

Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more

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