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Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird
Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird
Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird
Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird
Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird
Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird
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Pre-Owned Rolex Datejust 16253 Thunderbird

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Manufacturer: Rolex
Item Number: 126582
Nickname: Rolex Thunderbird
Condition: 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 Rolex Datejust 16253 "Turn-o-Graph"

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.

* All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. Certificates are issued by WatchCSA, the industry's leading independent authority on watch authentication. WatchCSA Certified Pre-Owned certificates are provided for an additional fee at checkout. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed. Note that "B&P" means "box and papers" where stated.


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