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Rolex Ladies Datejust Watch Steel with Silver Dial 179160
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust Watch Steel with Silver Dial 179160 - Automatic winding; 31 jewel; sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with smooth bezel (26mm diameter). Silver dial with ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Ladies Datejust 2-Tone Watch 179173
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust 2-Tone Watch 179173 - Automatic winding, Quickset, 31 jewels, sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with 18k yellow gold fluted bezel ( 26 mm). Mother of Pear...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Ladies Datejust 2-Tone Watch 6917
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust 2-tone Watch 6917 - Automatic winding, acrylic crystal. Stainless steel case with yellow gold Fluted bezel (26mm diameter). Champagne stick dial. Stainless stee...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Ladies Datejust Stainless Steel Watch 69174
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust Stainless Steel Watch 69174 - Automatic winding. Stainless steel case with 18k white gold fluted bezel . Silver dial with stick hour markers. Stainless steel Oy...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Ladies Datejust Stainless Steel Watch 79174
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust Stainless Steel Watch 79174 - Automatic winding. Stainless steel case with 18k white gold Fluted bezel (26mm diameter). Factory silver Jubilee diamond dial. Sta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

White Gold Rolex Datejust President Ladies Watch
By Rolex
Located in Greenwich, CT
This Rolex Datejust White Gold President, measures 26 mm in Diameter. Features a Silver Dial with Diamond markers. Date at 3 o'clock, waterproof screw-down crown. Automatic movement...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Wrist Watches

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Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Rolex Ladies Datejust 69139 President Bracelet Watch
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust 69139 President Bracelet - Automatic winding. 18k white gold case ( 26 mm ) . Custom Mother of Pearl Diamond dial . 18k white gold hidden clasp President brac...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex 6827 Datejust Silver Dial Ladies Watch
By Rolex
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Brand: Rolex MPN: 6827 Model: Datejust Case Material: 14k yellow gold Case Diameter: 31mm Crystal: Plastic Bezel: 14k Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Dial: Silver Dial with gold hands and g...
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Vintage 1980s Wrist Watches

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14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rolex Ladies Datejust 2-Tone Jubilee Watch 179173
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust 2-Tone Jubilee Watch 179173 - Automatic winding, Quickset, 31 jewels, sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with 18k yellow gold fluted bezel . Black dial with...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust 31 78240 Ladies Stainless Steel Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
"Xupes Reference: W008028 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 31 Model Number: 78240 Age: 2000 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Xupes Presentation Box Dial: Black Baton ...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

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Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Datejust 31 78240 Ladies Stainless Steel Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
"Xupes Reference: W007583 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 31 Model Number: 78240 Age: 2002 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Rolex Box Dial: Black Baton Glass: Sapphi...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

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Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's/Ladies Steel Watch 178274
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's/Ladies Steel Watch 178274 - Automatic winding; 31 jewel; sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with 18k white gold fluted bezel (31mm diameter). Bronze ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust 31 178274 Ladies Stainless Steel 0 Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
"Xupes Reference: W007414 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 31 Model Number: 178274 Age: 2015 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Rolex Box, Booklet & Swing Tag Dial: Whit...
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2010s Wrist Watches

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Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Datejust 31 178245 Ladies Rose Gold Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
"Xupes Reference: W007570 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 31 Model Number: 178245 Age: 2002 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Rolex Box & Guarantee Dial: White Roman ...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

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Rose Gold

Rolex Ladies Yellow Gold Original Dial Datejust Watch
By Rolex
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Datejust / Ref. 6521 METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Yellow Gold DIMENSIONS: 31mm X 25mm CIRCA: 1964 MOVEMENT / CALIBER: 26 Jewels ...
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Vintage 1960s Wrist Watches

Rolex Ladies Datejust Pearlmaster 18 Karat Gold Ladies Diamond Watch 80318
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Lady Datejust Pearlmaster 18k Yellow Gold Ladies Diamond Watch 80318 - Automatic winding, 31 jewels, Quickset, sapphire crystal. 18k yellow gold case with factory 12 diamond be...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 68274
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 68274 - Automatic winding, 29 jewels, Quickset date, sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case (31 mm ) . Factory Sodelite diamond dia...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust Midsize Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Midsize 31mm Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 31 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Midsize Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Midsize 31mm Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 31 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Midsize Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Midsize 31mm Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 31 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Stainless Steel Ladies Watch Automatic Winding 179174
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Ladies Datejust 179174 - Automatic winding wristwatch. Stainless steel case with 18k white gold Fluted bezel (26mm diameter) Pink dial with luminous stick markers. Stainless...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust 26 79174NR Ladies Stainless Steel Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
"Xupes Reference: W008085 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 26 Model Number: 79174NR Age: 2000 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Xupes Presentation Box Dial: Mother of P...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

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Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex 69178 Datejust 18k Yellow Gold Presidential Ladies Watch
By Rolex
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Brand: Rolex MPN: 69178 Model: Datejust Presidential Serial: "W" serial Case Material: 18k yellow gold Case Diameter: 26mm Crystal: Scratch resistant sapphire Bezel: 18k yellow gold ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Rolex President Datejust Midsize Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68278
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust 31mm Midsize Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68278. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. 18k yellow gold oyster case 31.0 mm in diameter. Rolex l...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 26mm Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 26mm Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 26mm Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 26mm Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

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Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex 2-Tone Datejust Steel and Gold Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex 2-Tone Datejust Steel & Gold Ladies Watch 69173 - Automatic winding, 29 jewels, Quickset date, sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with 18k yellow gold fluted bezel . Silve...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust 31 68279 Ladies White Gold Diamond Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
Xupes Reference: W007579 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 31 Model Number: 68279 Age: 1995 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Rolex Box Dial: Silver With Diamond Markers...
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1990s Wrist Watches

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White Gold

Rolex President Datejust Midsize Platinum Diamond Ladies Watch 78286
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust Midsize Platinum Diamond Ladies Watch 78286. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Platinum oyster case 31.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust 26 79174NR Ladies Stainless Steel Watch
By Rolex
Located in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
"Xupes Reference: W008086 Manufacturer: Rolex Model: Datejust Model Variant: 26 Model Number: 79174NR Age: 2000 Gender: Ladies Complete With: Xupes Presentation Box Dial: Mother of P...
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Early 2000s Wrist Watches

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Steel, Stainless Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Rose Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 179161
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Rose Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 179161. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement with quickset date function. Stainless steel oyster case 26 mm in d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Rose Gold

Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 179174
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 179174. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Midsize Black Dial Steel Ladies Watch 178240
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Midsize Black Dial Steel Ladies Watch 178240. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 31.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel

Rolex Datejust Midsize Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Midsize 31mm Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 68273. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 31 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 26mm Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 68240
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 68240 - Automatic winding, 29 jewels, Quickset date, sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with custom diamond bezel (31mm diamete...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust 31 Midsize Salmon Dial Ladies Watch 78240
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 31 Midsize Salmon Dial Ladies Watch 78240. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 31 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on a crown...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex President Datejust Midsize Platinum Diamond Ladies Watch 68286
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust Midsize Platinum Diamond Ladies Watch 68286. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Platinum oyster case 31.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Platinum

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust 26mm Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Yellow Gold

Rolex President Datejust Midsize Platinum Diamond Ladies Watch 68286
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust Midsize Platinum Diamond Ladies Watch 68286. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Platinum oyster case 31.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex President Datejust Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69138
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust Yellow Gold Diamond Ladies Watch 69138. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. 18k yellow gold oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo o...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 178274
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 178274 - Automatic winding; 31 jewel; sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with 18k white gold fluted bezel (31mm diameter). Silv...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 69173 Box
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Ladies Watch 69173 Box. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on a crow...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 6824
By Rolex
Located in Dallas, TX
Rolex Datejust Midsize Men's or Ladies Steel Watch 6824 - Automatic winding, 29 jewels, Quickset date, sapphire crystal. Stainless steel case with smooth bezel (31mm diameter). White...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold MOP Dial Ladies Watch 79174
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold MOP Dial Ladies Watch 79174. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on a ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold Black Dial Ladies Watch 179174
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold Black Dial Ladies Watch 179174. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Yellow Gold

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Jubilee Bracelet Ladies Watch 79173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Jubilee Bracelet Ladies Watch 79173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26 mm in diameter. Rolex log...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Fluted Bezel Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Jubilee Bracelet Ladies Watch 79173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Jubilee Bracelet Ladies Watch 79173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26 mm in diameter. Rolex log...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Yellow Gold

Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold MOP Diamond Ladies Watch 179174
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold MOP Diamond Ladies Watch 179174. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold, Steel

Rolex President Datejust White Gold Diamond Sapphire Ladies Watch 79089
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust White Gold Diamond Sapphire Ladies Watch 79089. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. 18k white gold oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold

Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold Silver Dial Ladies Watch 79174
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel White Gold Silver Dial Ladies Watch 79174. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

White Gold, Silver, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold MOP Diamond Ladies Watch 79173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold MOP Diamond Ladies Watch 79173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement with quickset date function. Stainless steel oyster case 26 mm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Yellow Gold

Rolex President Datejust Yellow Gold Diamond Rubies Ladies Watch 69138
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex President Datejust Yellow Gold Diamond Rubies Ladies Watch 69138. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. 18k yellow gold oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Slate Dial Ladies Watch 79163
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Slate Dial Ladies Watch 79163. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26 mm in diameter. Rolex logo on a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wrist Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, Steel

Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Dial Ladies Watch 69173
By Rolex
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rolex Datejust Steel Yellow Gold Diamond Dial Ladies Watch 69173. Officially certified chronometer self-winding movement. Stainless steel oyster case 26.0 mm in diameter. Rolex logo ...
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20th Century Wrist Watches

Materials

Steel, Yellow Gold

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Rolex Ladies Datejust Watch For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact rolex ladies datejust watch you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Each design created in this style — which was crafted with great care and often made from Gold, Yellow Gold and Stainless Steel — can elevate any look. In our selection of items, you can find a vintage example as well as a contemporary version. If you’re looking for a rolex ladies datejust watch from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 19th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. As it relates to this specific piece, our collection includes designs that are universally popular, but 1.5 Carat and 2 Carat carat weights, specifically, are sought with frequency. Take a look at a rolex ladies datejust watch featuring Diamond from our inventory today to add the perfect touch to your look. See these pages for a round cut iteration of this accessory, while there are also brilliant cut cut and asscher cut cut versions available here, too. Most of our rolex ladies datejust watch for sale are for women, but there are 59 pieces available to browse for men.

How Much is a Rolex Ladies Datejust Watch?

Prices for a rolex ladies datejust watch can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $2,250 and can go as high as $81,765, while this accessory, on average, fetches $6,496.

rolex Biography and Important Works

While the rise in popularity of vintage Rolex watches is of no surprise to aficionados, collectors and industry experts, when it comes to contemporary luxury wristwatches, Rolex is also often the first brand that springs to mind. Not only is the company revered for its precision timekeeping and impeccable craftsmanship, but its name was designed to be memorable.

Rolex's enviable worldwide recognition can be credited in part to the genius of company founder Hans Wilsdorf. When the German-born watch dealer and his brother-in-law, Alfred Davis, set up their London enterprise, in 1905, they called it Wilsdorf & Davis, according to the traditional formula.

But Wilsdorf was determined to come up with another name that was short, would look good on a watch dial and was easy to say and remember in several languages. In 1908, he trademarked the name Rolex, and by 1920, he had moved the company to Geneva and redubbed it as Montres Rolex S.A.

But the main reasons for the brand’s success are its aforementioned commitment to precision and unflagging pursuit of innovation. In 1926, the company introduced the aptly named Oyster model. With a screw-down crown and case back, both fitted with rubber gaskets, this was the first truly waterproof watch.

Five years later, Rolex upped the ante with the Oyster Perpetual. That model’s patented Perpetual movement contained a rotor mechanism enabling it to self-wind. In another trendsetting move, in 1945, the brand debuted the Datejust, with a date window prominently displayed on the dial.

The company’s two most iconic models are sports watches. Although the Submariner, which debuted in 1953, was developed as a dive watch, its waterproof case, solid construction and good looks made it a favorite of adventurers and urbanites alike, including James Bond, who wore it in classics like Dr. No and Goldfinger. The Daytona, the racing chronograph made famous by Paul Newman, is especially sought after by collectors. Newman’s personal Daytona, which hit the auction block in 2017, sold for $17.8 million.

Find vintage Rolex watches, bracelets and more on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right Watches for You

Records show that, in Europe, by the 16th century, it was high time for portable clock devices. Right now, perhaps you’re shopping for your own. If so, find a vast range of fashionable and functional antique, new and classic vintage watches on 1stDibs.

While wall-mounted time tellers and grandfather clocks were much more convenient than the sundials of ancient history, watches were becoming crucial for an increasingly connected society whose members learned that the latest advancements in technology meant they could carry devices that kept time to within a minute a day. Tragically, the first pocket watches — albeit an improvement on the accessories that preceded them, which dangled from a chain worn around the neck — didn’t help much as far as accuracy or portability. Focused on style over substance, the upper class frequently carried lavish pieces that ran hours behind. 

Eventually, watches migrated from owners’ pockets to their wrists. In the early days of watchmaking, watches were fragile enough that they necessitated protection from the elements. Now, watches made of gold and steel can withstand the harshest climates — even 100 meters underwater, in the case of Rolex’s Submariner

Indeed, although exceedingly practical, the watches of today are far from bland. Bvlgari’s iconic Serpenti watch was on everyone’s list after the collection’s bold bracelet, which technically debuted after the timepiece, graced the wrist of actress Elizabeth Taylor. If anything, elaborately crafted timepieces — the unmistakably boxy silhouette of Cartier Tank watches, the elegant and minimal Calatrava designed by legendary Swiss house Patek Philippe — are even more effective than the shape we associate with traditional watches. You’ll always know what time it is because you won’t be able to tear your eyes away from your new accessory. 

Form watches — the all-encompassing moniker bestowed upon non-round watches — are making headlines and completing contemporary fashionable ensembles the world over. At the same time, both casual fans and careful collectors are drawn to the unbeatable charm of vintage styles, such as the icons designed by Omega that even James Bond can’t resist. 

When shopping for a watch, it’s good to keep your needs as well as your specific personal style in mind: A smaller, subtle timepiece is a good fit for small wrists. When will you be wearing your new accessory? There’s a versatile model out there for everyday wear, while a rugged, feature-heavy watch is a safe bet if you’re prone to embarking on all-weather activities in the great outdoors. 

Find exactly what you’re looking for in an unparalleled collection of antique, new and vintage watches on 1stDibs — we promise it will be worth your time.