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Rolex Datejust Ref. 16233


Vintage Rolex 36mm Datejust, Blue (Purple) Dial, Jubilee Bracelet, Ref. 16233

The Rolex Datejust was first introduced in 1945 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rolex brand. It was the world’s first self-winding wristwatch with a date display on the dial, and its timeless design has made it one of the most iconic and recognizable watches in the world. Over the years, the Datejust has been updated with new features and materials, but it has remained true to its original design and functionality.

Discover the timeless allure of the Rolex Datejust 16233, a classic 36mm timepiece known for elegance and sophistication. Crafted with a stainless steel case and an 18k yellow gold fluted bezel, this watch seamlessly blends durability with opulence. The captivating blue dial, gracefully aging to a mesmerizing purple hue over time, adds a touch of vintage charm. Its gold stick hour markers with tritium lume plots, ensure clear visibility with excelent contrast from the dial. The inclusion of a date reference offers practicality and convenience. At its heart lies the Rolex in-house 3135 self-winding caliber movement, a testament to the brand’s precision and expertise in watchmaking. Encircling your wrist is the jubilee bracelet, a harmonious blend of stainless steel and 18k yellow gold, complete with a secure folding clasp. Embrace the enduring beauty and reliability of the Rolex Datejust 16233, a timepiece that stands as a timeless icon, capturing the essence of luxury and refinement.

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Additional information

Band Material

Stainless Steel, 18k Yellow Gold

Band Type

Jubilee Bracelet


Fluted, 18k Yellow Gold

Box and Papers

No Box | No Papers





Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Size







Screw Down

Crystal Material


Dial Color

Blue, Purple




35mm – 39mm


2-Year Watchworks Guarantee

Item ID0006200
Model #16233
Model NameDatejust
Year Producedca. 1988
Serial NumberRXXXXXX


Rolex is recognized throughout the world not only as a brand associated with luxury, but as a watch that is both luxurious and precise.  For Rolex, this hard-won and well-deserved recognition was never in doubt.  The founder, Hans Wilsdorf named the company Rolex to be pronounceable in any language, as he anticipated the acclaim his company would receive due to relentless pursuit of precision and accuracy in a wristwatch.  Soon after its founding, Rolex produced the first wristwatch to receive the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision, which was followed rapidly by receipt of a certificate of precision from the Kew Observatory in Great Britain.  From those roots Rolex built a legacy of innovation.  The Oyster watch was the first waterproof and dustproof wristwatch in 1926, followed by the first self-winding Perpetual rotor.  Building once again on innovation, the Datejust became the first self-winding wrist chronometer to include a date in a window on the dial.  Adventurous women and men who strive to make history have chosen Rolex for their expedition, which both perpetuates the brand’s claim to precision and dependability as well as attests to its veracity.  Hans Wilsdorf may have anticipated the acclaim Rolex would someday achieve, but even he might have been impressed with its success.