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Rolex Datejust Turn O' Graph 18K Gold and Stainless Steel Wristwatch, 1979

Item Details

A 1979 Rolex Datjust Turn O’ Graph 18K gold and stainless steel wristwatch. A very distinctive and collectible watch from the Rolex Datejust collection with the combination of stainless steel and 18K yellow gold. This luxury watch features an 18K yellow gold bidirectional rotating bezel that frames a glossy black dial with gold hands accenting applied indexes and a date window with a cyclops. Other featues of this distinctive luxury watch include a stainless steel case with a gold crown creating a blend of contrast leading to an 18K yellow gold and stainless steel Jubilee bracelet with a fold over clasp.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Turn O’ Graph
Model Number: 16253
Bezel Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Rolex Cal.3035 Automatic, Quick Set Date, 27 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1979
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex SA. Geneva Switzerland, Stainless Steel, 16000
Functions: Bidirectional, Date Window, Screw Lock Crown
Clasp Style: Fold Over
Bracelet/Fob Material: 18K Yellow Gold, Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Jubilee
Bracelet/Fob Length: 7.50"
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated by an independent Watch Specialist using industry standard testing to ensure metal content and accuracy. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate​ ​(WSRMC/DCCJVS).
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under Dimensions.
    Standard women’s sizes run between 26mm and 38mm.
    Standard men’s sizes run between 38mm and 50mm.
  • Secondhand jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.

Terms & Conditions


- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- bidirectional rotating bezel.
- jubilee bracelet is in great condition with little to no stretch.
- minor scratches on the crystal.
- comes with the original warranty, chronometer certificate paperwork with matching serial no. to the watch.


- lug to lug measurement is 44.00 mm.
- case to case measurement is 36.00 mm.
- the total approximate weight, inclusive of all materials, is 66.40 dwt.

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