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1978 Rolex Datejust 0.87 CTW Diamond Bezel and Dial Wristwatch

Item Details

A 1978 Rolex Datejust 0.87 ctw diamond bezel and dial wristwatch. The Datejust is considered the watch of reference for its enduring style and innovations. This watch features an 18K yellow gold bezel that is finished with 0.66 ctw of diamonds encircling the gold dial with two diamond baguettes and eight round brilliant cut diamond hour markers, baton style hands and a magnified date window. The timepiece is set on an 18K yellow gold case with an automatic movement and is displayed on a highly sought after 18K yellow gold President style bracelet with a hidden crown covered clasp.

Watchmaker: Rolex
Model Name: Datejust
Bezel Metal: 18K Yellow Gold
Caseback Metal Type: 18K Yellow Gold
Movement: 2030 Automatic, 28 Jewels
Function: Magnified Date Window
Estimated Production Year: 1978
Style: Vintage
Serial Number/ Model No: (S.N)5,493, 813 ; (Model No.) 6917
Lug to Lug 32.00 mm
Case to Case: 26.00 mm

Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Style/Type: President
Clasp Style: Crown Hidden Clasp
Bracelet Length: 7.00’’

Count: 33
Shape: Round Brilliant Cut
Color Grade: F – G
Clarity Grade: VVS2 – VS1
Dimensions: 1.70 mm
Total Carat Weight: 0.66 ctw

Type: Diamond
Shape: Baguette Cut
Count: 2
Dimension: 2.50 mm x 1.25 mm x 1.00 mm
Carat Weight: 0.05 ctw
Color Grade: H – I
Clarity Grade: VS2 – SI1

Type: Diamond
Shape: Round Brilliant Cut
Count: 8
Dimension: H – I
Carat Weight: 0.16 ctw
Color Grade: H – I
Clarity Grade: SI2 – I1

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- aftermarket diamond bezel.
- aftermarket diamond dial.
- magnified date window.
- the crystal is extremely scratched.
- the band is very stretched.

Brand: Rolex
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker and a Graduate Gemologist.
  • 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.
  • All diamond and gemstone grading is done under GIA standards as the mounting permits, where gemstones are present; where mountings impede accurate measurements, (estimated) dimensions are provided. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate; where mountings impede accurate measurements, a calculated estimate is provided. Industry standard and accepted treatments for gemstones are assumed unless otherwise noted.
  • Secondhand jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.
  • While we represent items accurately on our site to the best of our ability, the color calibration of computer monitors can vary, causing colors to appear slightly different from one monitor to another. Due to this, please note that precise color representation of metal and gemstones is not always possible.

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