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Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird

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Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird

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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 126582
Nickname: Rolex Thunderbird
Condition: (What's This?) Excellent
Model Name/Number: Datejust 16253
Serial/Year 8,2XX,XXX - 1984 - 1985
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 3035
Case: Stainless steel w/ 18k yellow gold "Turn-o-Graph" bezel (36mm)
Dial: White w/ yellow gold Roman hour markers
Bracelet: Stainless steel and 18k yellow gold Jubilee w/ Fliplock clasp
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Warranty: This pre-owned Rolex comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty
Return Policy: If not 100% satisfied, return watch in 3 days for a full refund. Terms.

PRE-OWNED WATCH CONDITION EXAMINATION

This used Rolex watch is in overall excellent pre-owned condition with light stretch in the bracelet consistent with age.

pre-owned Rolex Datejust 16253 "Turn-o-Graph"

By Paul Altieri

The Datejust Turn-o-Graph was famously the first serially-produced timepiece in the Rolex catalog to offer a rotatable timing bezel. The line was issued to the pilots of the US Air Force Thunderbird aerobatic team, earning it the nickname the Rolex Thunderbird and making it an official military watch. The ref. 16253 that is listed for sale here today is a handsome two-tone example of the line that features a yellow gold 60-minute timing bezel, a steel and gold case and bracelet, and a classy white dial topped with yellow gold Roman hour markers and hands. As a traditional Datejust timepiece, the ref. 16253 is also waterproof up to 100 meters and runs on a chronometer-rated calibre 3035 Perpetual movement.

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