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Rolex Datejust 16253 Two Tone Thunderbird

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Rolex Datejust 16253 Two Tone Thunderbird

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Brand: Rolex
Regular Price: $7,197.86
Item Number: 140493 x
Nickname: Rolex Thunderbird
Condition: (What's This?) Excellent
Model Name/Number: Datejust Thunderbird 16253
Serial/Year 7,4XX,XXX 1983 - 1984
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 3035
Case: Stainless steel (36mm) w/ bidirectional 18k yellow gold Thunderbird Turn-O-Graph bezel, acrylic crystal 
Dial: Champagne Index w/ Tritium hands and lume plots
Bracelet: Stainless steel and 18k yellow gold Jubilee w/ Fliplock clasp
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box
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 Rolex watch is in overall excellent condition with surface wear to the bracelet and case consistent with age.

ROLEX THUNDERBIRD DATEJUST 16253

By Paul Altieri

What sets the Rolex 16253 apart from other models in the brand's portfolio? The bezel. Released in the early 1950s, the Datejust Turn-o-Graph - aka "Thunderbird" - pre-dates every Rolex professional series watch with a rotatable bezel, including the GMT Master and Submariner. This wristwatch is an absolute legend that boasts the elegant styling of a dress watch. It's for these reasons that it is so highly regarded by even the most experienced Rolex collectors. Ref. 16253 is a two-tone example of the famed Rolex Thunderbird, featuring a classic champagne Datejust dial, steel and gold finish, and a 5-piece link Jubilee bracelet. Buy it today in excellent secondhand condition.

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Rolex Datejust 16253 Two Tone Thunderbird
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