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Vintage Rolex Date 14K Gold and Stainless Steel Wristwatch, 1979

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A 1979 Rolex Date 14K gold and stainless steel wristwatch. A luxury watch that features a 14k yellow gold and stainless steel fluted bezel framing a brown dial with gold-tone stick hour markers, baton style hands and a magnified date window at three o’clock. This luxury timepiece is set on a stainless steel case with a gold-tone crown and is displayed on a stainless steel jubilee bracelet with a fold over clasp.

Brand: Rolex
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Date
Model Number: 6917
Bezel Material: Stainless Steel, 14K Yellow Gold
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: 2030, 28 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1979
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex S.A., Geneva Switzerland, Patented, Stainless Steel, 6900
Functions: Date Window
Clasp Style: Fold Over
Bracelet/Fob Length: 6.75"
Watchmaker Code: CINCMEW
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker.
  • 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.
    Standard women’s sizes run between 26mm and 38mm.
    Standard men’s sizes run between 38mm and 50mm.
  • 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.


- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- date window at 3 o’clock.
- brown dial.
- crystal is very scratched.
- the band is very stretched.
- the watch winds rough.
- faint markings throughout.


- lug to lug measurement 32.00 mm.
- case to case measurement 26.00 mm
- bracelet length 6.75” including case.
- the total approximate weight, inclusive of all materials, is 29.8 dwt.

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