What a cool piece. One, a two-tone 1601. Two, a crazy cool wideboy dial. Three, a sigma dial. This example of the 1601 from 1973 is in great condition for its age. The original crystal has some wear but can be changed with a fresh crystal if interested. The sigma, wideboy, dial is in great condition with no signs of wear and very even tritium lume. The hands are also very nice, with some aging on the hour marker lume. The case still has nice and even lugs with normal wear. All around, a very nice example of a sought after 1601 like this.
Model: Datejust 1601
Case Diameter: 36mm
Lug to Lug: 44mm
Case: Stainless steel
Condition: No significant wear as seen
Dial: Great condition
Movement: Automatic winding
The 1601 is a great start to any Rolex obsession or a perfect addition to a well-put-together collection. Featuring a pie pan dial, the 1601 has a nice vintage feel to it while still showing a sense of sophistication. From two-tone Sigma dials to all steel blue dials, the 1601 has so many fun configurations. On top of that, the prices are great, and the 36mm case wears like a dream. This 1601 is a dream for many, a stunning blue Sigma dial. Colored dial, 4-digit, Datejusts are only becoming harder to find. This example is not only a wideboy dial but also a Sigma example.