Rolex 1953 Red Datejust (Ref. 6305) "Ovettone"
The Rolex Datejust is one of the most iconic and recognizable watches in the world, known for its classic design and timeless elegance. The watch was first introduced by Rolex in 1945, and has since become one of the brand's most popular and enduring models.
The term "ovettone" translates to "big egg" in Italian. In the context of watches, it refers to a specific style of case shape that resembles an elongated or oversized egg. Ovettone- or more commonly know as "Bubbleback" style cases were popular during the mid-20th century, particularly in the 1940s and 1950s.
Model: Red Datejust
Case: Stainless steel with yellow gold engine turned bezel
Lug to Lug: 44mm
Strap: Keepiece epsom strap
CONDITION & SERVICING
-This Rolex comes as watch only.
-The dial has an almost paint splatter patina occurring.
- Hands and markers are showing an even patina.
-The previously polished case shows honest wear for its age.
-Service history is unknown but is running to spec.