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1978 Rolex Datejust 18K and Diamond Wristwatch

Item Details

A vintage 18K gold Rolex Datejust wristwatch with diamonds. This is a beautiful wristwatch that features the luxury of an 18K yellow gold bezel set with round brilliant cut diamonds. The diamond bezel surrounds a champagne dial with diamond hour markers, baton-style hands and a magnified date window and the timepiece is set on an 18K yellow gold case that is displayed on an 18K yellow gold President bracelet with a hidden deployment clasp.

Condition Details
- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- aftermarket bezel.
- aftermarket dial.
- the watch band is very stretched.
- the crystal is very scratched at the 2 mark.
- total diamond weight 0.93 ctw.

Watchmaker: Rolex
Model Name: Datejust
Bezel Metal and Crystal Type: 18K Yellow Gold
Caseback Metal Type: 18K Yellow Gold
Movement: 2030 Automatic, 28 Jewels
Function: Datejust
Markings On Inside: Montres Rolex S.A., Geneva Switzerland, Key of Geneva 12, Helvetia Head 18K, 750
Estimated Production Year: 1978
Style: Vintage
Serial Number/ Model No: 5,49XXXX
Weight: 62.80 grams
Case to Case: 26.00 mm
Lug to Lug: 32.00 mm

Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Style/Type: President
Clasp Style: Deployment
Bracelet Length: 7’

Count: 33
Shape: Round Brilliant Cut
Color Grade: G – H
Clarity Grade: VS2 – SI1
Dimensions: 1.70 mm
Total Carat Weight: 0.66 ctw

Count: 8
Shape: Round Brilliant Cut
Color Grade: G – H
Clarity Grade: SI1 – I1
Dimensions: 1.80 mm
Total Carat Weight: 0.20 ctw

Count: 2
Shape: Tapered Baguette
Color Grade: H – I
Clarity Grade: SI1 – SI2
Dimensions: 3.00 mm x 1.25 mm x 1.00 mm
Total Carat Weight: 0.07 ctw

  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker and a Graduate Gemologist.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • While we represent items accurately on our site to the best of our ability, the color calibration of computer monitors can vary, causing colors to appear slightly different from one monitor to another. Due to this, please note that precise color representation of metal and gemstones is not always possible.

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