ROLEX Oyster Perpetual Datejust 16234 Black

Item Number: ROLEX089

$4,139.72 USD

ヴィンテージモデルからのデザインと実用性を兼ね備えた旧型の5桁品番のデイトジャスト。

ラグジュアリー感のあるRef.16234です。1987/88年製。

Brand: ROLEX
Model: Oyster Perpetual Datejust
Ref: 16234
Serial: R91xxxx
Year: 1987/88
Movement: Automatic Cal.3135
Case: 36mm
Material: SS/WG
Lug Width: 19mm
Water Resistance: 100m
Includes: Jubilee bracelet 62510H/555B, End Links (Clasp Code N12), Inner Box, ROLEX Service Paper (2020 March)
Bracelet Length: 18 Links (~18cm)

【Description】

ロレックスを代表する自動巻き時計のデイトジャスト。

その特徴的な外観から誰が見てもひと目でわかる時計として広く知られています。

日付が0時に瞬時に変わる「デイトジャスト機構」は「オイスターケース」と自動巻きの「パーペチュアル機構」とともにロレックスの3大発明とされ、このデイトジャストはそれらを全て備えた集大成とも言えるモデルです。

このRef.16234は1988年頃に登場し2005年まで生産された、現行デイトジャストのRef.116234の一つ前の世代に当たるモデル。

フルーテッドベゼル、ジュビリーブレスレット、バーインデックスという1960年代に確立されたデイトジャストの基本デザインを踏襲しています。

ステンレススティール(SS)とホワイトゴールド(WG)のコンビネーションデザインで、カッティングの美しいフルーテッドベゼルが18Kホワイトゴールド製とさり気ないラグジュアリー感がある時計です。

ステンレススティールとゴールドのコンビネーションはロレックスでは「ロレゾール」という名で登録されており、そのルールに則るとこちらは「ホワイトロレゾール」という名称ですが、一般的には「コンビ」と言われます。

同じ世代でイエローゴールドのコンビのものはRef.16233というリファレンスナンバー。

前世代のモデル Ref.16014からの変更点として、搭載ムーブメントの変更、防水性能が100mまでアップした点、風防がプラスチックからサファイアクリスタルに変更されたという機能面のみの変更がありました。

風防がガラスになったことで気密性が向上し、普段使いにはより適した時計と言えると思います。

搭載ムーブメントはCal.3135。発表されてから約30年を経た今でも、時計業界における最高のムーブメントの一つとして評価され続けています。

定期的なメンテナンスを行えば精度を永続的に保てる点、メンテナンス性もしやすいという点で非常に完成度の高いムーブメントと言えますよね。

現行のサブマリーナー Ref.116610LNなどにも搭載されているということで、設計を変える必要の無い程に完成されていると言えるムーブメントです。

ブレスレットはジュビリーブレスレット 62510H。

クラスプコードから、ブレスレットは1989年製と分かりますので発売当時のものがそのまま付いています。

ブレスレットは18コマですので、腕周り約18cmまでは装着可能です。
(来店出来ない方や良く分からない方はご購入後、腕に付けた状態の写真を送って頂ければ、その状態を見てコマ調整をさせて頂きます。)

ブレスレットの伸びはそれほど大きく無く、年代を考えても少ない方だと思います。

2020年3月に日本ロレックスでオーバーホールをしたばかりの個体ですので、安心してお使い頂けます。

【Warranty】

2020年3月に日本ロレックスでオーバーホール済み。ロレックスの2年保証となります。

(オーバホール内容)
分解、点検、部品洗浄・交換、組み立て、注油、精度調整、最終検査


【Description】

The Datejust is one of Rolex’s most popular self-winding watches.
It is widely known for its distinctive appearance, which makes it easily recognizable to anyone who sees it.
The Datejust mechanism, in which the date changes instantly at midnight, is made up of the Oyster case and the automatic winding Along with the Perpetual mechanism, the Datejust is considered one of Rolex’s three greatest inventions. This model is the culmination of all these features.

This Ref.16234 was introduced around 1988 and produced until 2005, and is the current model. This model is one of the previous generation of the Datejust Ref.116234.
With a fluted bezel, a jubilee bracelet and bar indexes. This Datejust is based on the basic design of the Datejust from 1960s.
The combination design of stainless steel (SS) and white gold (WG) makes it a perfect match for The beautifully cut, fluted bezel is made of 18K white gold and is discreet This watch has a luxurious feel to it.

The combination of stainless steel and gold is called “Rolesor” at Rolex In accordance with the rules, this one is called “White Rolesor,” but it’s registered at It is commonly referred to as a “combination”.

The yellow gold combination of the same generation is the reference number, Ref. 16233 .
The changes from the previous generation model, Ref.16014, include a new movement and water resistance. The fact that it has been increased to 100 meters and the windshield has been changed from plastic to sapphire crystal. There have been changes in terms of function only.
The windshield is now glass, which makes the watch more airtight and makes it more suitable for everyday use! The movement is equipped with Cal. 3135.

The movement is equipped with Cal. 3135, which is still in use some 30 years after its introduction in the watch industry. It continues to be regarded as one of the best movements in the world for
Regular maintenance ensures that the accuracy of the watch will be preserved permanently and that it is easy to maintain. It’s a very complete movement.
The fact that it’s also used in the current Submariner Ref.116610LN and other models means that the design is The movement is so complete that there is no need to change it.

The bracelet is a Jubilee bracelet 62510H.

The clasp code indicates that the bracelet was made in 1989, so the bracelet is the same as when it was released. It comes with.

The bracelet is 18 links, so it can be worn up to approximately 18cm around the arm.

The elongation of the bracelet is not that big and it is less considering the age of the watch.

【Warranty】

Completely serviced by ROLEX Service Center in March 2020.
Comes with 2-year warranty by ROLEX.

[Payment Method]
1. Credit Card (Visa/Master/Amex)
2 Wire/Bank Transfer
*We have U.S bank account and European bank account. So you don't need to transfer internationaly.

[Delivery]
Shipped via FedEx International Priority.
Normally,Item will be shipped in 1-2 working days after payment received.

Tracking number will be provided, and insurance will cover if the item is damaged or missing in the shipping process.

[Custom Duty]
International buyer has a responsibility to pay import duties, taxes or charges. (ex VAT/GST)

We do not accept to declare lower value on shipping label or invoice.We will declare full value of them.

If you would like to know how much it will be, please check approximate cost below.
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These costs normally collected by courier when you pick up item or after your receive.

[Return]
We accept return in the case of shipping mistake or item defect in 14 days after your receive.

  1. Can I check the actual item at the store?
    -Yes, You can check it at the store.

  2. Can I ask reserve the watch?
    -No, we do not reserve a watch until payment completed because we also sell our products on online store.

  3. Can you adjust my bracelet? 
    -Yes,If you indicate your approximate arm circumference when you place an order, we will adjust it and send it to you.
    (*Riveted bracelets and Folded bracelets need to be adjusted by our watchmaker, so please allow a little time for this.)

  4. How long does it take for "delivery after service"?
    -Please allow approximately 1month to 1.5 months from the time of order.
    (*It may take a little longer depending on the schedule of the wacthmaker and the number of customers.)

  5. Is there a payment deadline? (Bank transfer)
    -If we cannot confirm your payment within 2 days of your order, we will cancel your order.

  6. Can I order by cash on delivery?
    -No, we do not accept cash on delivery.
  7. Do you accept installment payments or BNPL(Buy Now Pay Later)?
    -No, We do not support installment payments or BNPL.
  8. Do you ship internationally?
    -Yes, we ship via FedEx International Priority.
    (*Customs duties and import taxes are the responsibility of the customer, so please pay them upon or before receiving the package.)
About Service
Service(Overhaul) is the process of disassembling a mechanical product down to its component parts, cleaning, and reassembling it to bring it back to the state of performance when it was new.

The overhaul procedure is roughly explained as follows
Separate the case and movement.
Disassemble the movement
Inspect each part for wear and tear and perform a preliminary cleaning.
Cleaning by a special machine
Lubrication and assembly
6. Water-resistance inspection (water-resistance function guaranteed)
7. Adjustment and running test
This is the process of the watchmaking process.

Some movements consist of several hundred parts, which are disassembled piece by piece, inspected, cleaned, and reassembled in an extremely precise process.

Without overhaul, just like a car, the oil deteriorates and the risk of wear and tear on the parts increases, causing a loss of precision or, in serious cases, the inability to run.

We recommend an overhaul every two to three years to ensure economical and long-lasting use of your watch.


About new finishing (polishing)

Vintage watches have been used for decades, and even the stainless steel used in many watches has become rounded at the corners, or has many small scratches on the surface that should be beautiful with a mirror finish.

At Albitro, we believe that our watches should be purchased in beautiful condition and used for a long time, so we sell them with a new finish.

Especially for dress watches with gold cases, we finish them to bring out the best of the precious metal case.

The watches sold at Albitro that have been newly finished are photographed in very high resolution, so you can see the edges are sharp and the mirror finish reflects the light.

Some cases and bracelets have a mixture of mirror and hairline finishes, but not many craftsmen are able to distinguish between them and finish them at a high level.

The "thinning of the case" is another area that is highly dependent on the skill of the craftsman. A watch with skinny lugs is far from its original design, and its appearance is unbalanced.

It is a very meticulous process to reduce the thinness of the case as much as possible while eliminating scratches and dents to bring the watch closer to its original finish.

Of course, in some cases, it is better to leave the watch in its original condition as it is, as it is the history of the watch and the original condition is important.

We look at each watch individually and decide whether it is best to finish it before selling it.

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