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Rolex Submariner 18K YG ref 16808 Transitional “Nipple” Dial circa 1982

$16,500.00

Vintage Rolex Submariner 18K YG ref 16808 “Transitional Model” serial # 7.5 million circa 1983. Featuring a 40mm diameter case with unidirectional black elapsed time bezel, sapphire crystal, gloss black original dial with applied “nipple” shaped indexes, gilt luminous hands, and powered by Rolex caliber 3035 movement with sweep seconds and quick set date. A popular “transitional” model which bridges the plastic crystal ref# 1680 model of the 1970’s with it’s vintage style nipple index dial, versus the more contemporary style ref# 16618 with modern indexes with gold luminous surrounds. Offered here on your choice of dressy or casual strap for a classy, sporty look. Guaranteed genuine and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

 

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Additional information

Maker

Rolex

Model Name/Type

Submariner

Man's / Lady's

Men

Model/Case Ref#

16808

Case Serial#

7.5 million

Circa

1982

Case mm

40mm

Case Metal

18k, Yellow Gold

Bezel

uni-directional elapsed time

Crystal

sapphire

Crown-Pushers

signed Rolex crown

Dial & Hands

original black nipple dial tritium luminous

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

3035

Date Function

quick set date

Strap / Bracelet

Fine leather, cordovan, or exotic skin strap

Strap / Bracelet Size

20mm

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No

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