Quick Comparison Guide: Stainless Steel Rolex Datejust 16000, 16014, 16030, 16200, 16234, 16220

Since it’s one of the longest-running Rolex dress watch models in production, there is a huge variety of stainless steel Rolex Datejust to choose from.  Also, if you’re looking to buy one and would like to educate yourself on the details, read our comprehensive comparison guide for stainless steel Datejust 160xx vs 162xx models. This guide will outline the differences between the Datejust 16000, 16014, 16030, 16200, 16234, and 16220.

Rolex Datejust 16000 vs. Rolex Datejust 16200

Model Rolex Datejust 16000 Rolex Datejust 16200
Case Diameter 36mm 36mm
Manufacturing Period Late 1970s – Late 1980s Late 1980s – Mid 2000s
Metal Type Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Weight Lighter Heavier
Crystal Type Acrylic (Plastic) Sapphire
Movement Caliber 3035; Quickset Caliber 3135; Quickset
Dial Lume Tritium Tritium/Luminova/SuperLuminova
Bezel Smooth (Domed); Stainless Steel Smooth (Domed); Stainless Steel
Case Details Lug Holes Lug Holes/No Lug Holes
Bracelet Oyster/Jubilee Oyster/Jubilee
Clasp Flip Flip
Links Hollow; Oval/D-Link Hollow; D-Link
End Pieces End Pieces End Pieces

Rolex Datejust 16014 vs. Rolex Datejust 16234

Model Rolex Datejust 16014 Rolex Datejust 16234
Case Diameter 36mm 36mm
Manufacturing Period Late 1970s – Late 1980s Late 1980s – Mid 2000s
Metal Type Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Weight Lighter Heavier
Crystal Type Acrylic (Plastic) Sapphire
Movement Caliber 3035; Quickset Caliber 3135; Quickset
Dial Lume Tritium Tritium/Luminova/SuperLuminova
Bezel Fluted; White Gold Fluted; White Gold
Case Details Lug Holes Lug Holes/No Lug Holes
Bracelet Oyster/Jubilee Oyster/Jubilee
Clasp Flip Flip
Links Hollow; Oval/D-Link Hollow; D-Link
End Pieces End Pieces End Pieces

Rolex Datejust 16030 vs. Rolex Datejust 16220

Model Rolex Datejust 16030 Rolex Datejust 16220
Case Diameter 36mm 36mm
Manufacturing Period Late 1970s – Late 1980s Late 1980s – Mid 2000s
Metal Type Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Weight Lighter Heavier
Crystal Type Acrylic (Plastic) Sapphire
Movement Caliber 3035; Quickset Caliber 3135; Quickset
Dial Lume Tritium Tritium/Luminova/SuperLuminova
Bezel Engine Turned; Stainless Steel Engine Turned; Stainless Steel
Case Details Lug holes Lug Holes/No Lug Holes
Bracelet Oyster/Jubilee Oyster/Jubilee
Clasp Flip Flip
Links Hollow; Oval/D-Link Hollow; D-Link
End Pieces End Pieces End Pieces