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 Post subject: 1966 Datejust Bracelet Question
PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:45 pm 
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I purchased this 1966 Rolex Datejust last week, it is a 14K and stainless 1601. The bracelet is a USA made with 14K trim but it has no numbers on the end links.Is this normal?


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 Post subject: Re: 1966 Datejust Bracelet Question
PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 5:40 pm 
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I don't know much about Rolex but I would expect the bracelet to fit better.


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 Post subject: Re: 1966 Datejust Bracelet Question
PostPosted: Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:55 pm 
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I posted this question on the Rolex forum and they said this watch is 100% correct and the USA bracelets don't have numbers


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 Post subject: Re: 1966 Datejust Bracelet Question
PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 4:34 am 
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I would expect the ends to be solid. The upper one doesn't look it. But, I don't know Rolex.

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 Post subject: Re: 1966 Datejust Bracelet Question
PostPosted: Mon Nov 02, 2015 10:03 am 
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The old end pieces are hollow. Just a piece of steel bent/stamped into shape. You can bend them to fit better. You can also bend them to fit worse, as I discovered the hard way. Maybe find a good jeweler or goldsmith to do it if the fit bothers you.

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