Stunning Gents stainless steel Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Date 16610 - with box and papers.
This beautiful 16610 Rolex Submariner has been fully cleaned, lightly refinished, serviced and is now ready for its new home.
One of last Submariner 16610 produced before Rolex switched to cerachrom bezel, making this a highly desirable model amoung collectors.
This watch was also among a short run of Rolex watches using the card style papers.
This Particular watch was purchased from a private collection and has been worn sparingly - still feeling sharp all round.
It comes supplied with an original Rolex presentation box, papers (warranty card), manual, wallet, swing tag, inner & outer box plus bezel protector
Our own receipts and guarantee of authenticity will be provided along side.
Rolex reference 16610, Sapphire crystal glass, quick set date feature. A real rare find at this price point, in this kind of condition.
Dial: Factory Black Submariner Date Dial
Rolex serial # Supplied upon purchase
Box & Papers: Original Rolex box, papers and our receipts will be supplied.
While vintage Submariners get much of the attention these days, and certain rare variants have attained legendary levels of value and collectability; there are plenty of other past Submariner references that excel in cost/ease of ownership and the ability to withstand the wear and tear of daily use.
One particular Submariner reference that makes a particularly good everyday watch is the reference 16610.
Although it lacks the virtually scratch-proof Cerachrom (ceramic) bezel insert, the reference 16610 Submariner is powered by Rolex’s calibre 3135 movement, which is that same movement that Rolex uses inside their date-displaying Submariner watches today.
First released in 1987 as a replacement for the reference 168000, the reference 16610 remained in production for over two decades, until it was finally discontinued in 2010.
To many, the reference 16610 represents the final incarnation of Rolex’s stainless steel Submariner with an aluminium bezel insert.
Craft from highly corrosion-resistant 904L stainless steel, and powered by Rolex’s calibre 3135 movement, the reference 16610 has a lot in common with its successor, the reference 116610 Submariner. However, the reference 16610 pre-dates the introduction of the new case design and ceramic bezel insert, which makes it an excellent option for those seeking a modern Submariner that still follows the old style of case design.
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