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Rolex Submariner 18K YG ref 16818 w/ Box & Papers circa 1991

$26,000.00

A very fine condition example of the classic, now discontinued, Rolex 18K gold Submariner ref # 16818, serial# X circa 1991. Amazingly including it’s original box and papers! Featuring a 40mm diameter case with unidirectional blue elapsed time bezel, sapphire crystal, and screw down crown and caseback. With beautiful condition original blue dial with tritium indexes and hands. With original Rolex 18K YG heavy Oyster bracelet with flip lock clasp.

Powered by calibre 3135 self winding movement with quick set date. Recently fully serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. Also included in your purchase is one of our beautiful handmade Italian leather watch travel pouches, a $55 value!

Note: The early vintage Tritium luminous dial versions of the sapphire crystal sport models are becoming recognized as desirable collectors pieces as the plastic crystal models have exploded in price. We think the current example represents good value in a gold sapphire crystal sub, as well as offering good investment potential.

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Additional information

Maker

Rolex

Model Name/Type

Submariner

Man's / Lady's

Men

Model/Case Ref#

16818

Case Serial #

X

Circa

1991

Case mm

40mm

Case Metal

18k, YG

Bezel

uni-directional elapsed time

Crystal

sapphire

Crown-Pushers

Rolex trip lock crown

Dial & Hands

blue original dial, tritium luminous hands

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

3135

Date Function

quick set date

Strap / Bracelet

18K YG period heavy Oyster bracelet with flip lock clasp

Strap / Bracelet Size

7 inches

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

Box and Papers

Brand

Vintage Rolex & Pre-Owned Rolex Watches

There is no watch brand more associated with quality, prestige, luxury, success, and social status than Rolex. Founded in the UK in 1908 and soon relocated to Switzerland, Rolex is credited with countless technical advances in time keeping accuracy, the introduction in 1928 of the water and dust resistant “Oyster” case, and in 1933, the perfection of the self winding “Perpetual” movement. With sponsorship of sporting events as wide reaching as the America’s cup, to the Daytona 500, golf and tennis tournaments, and expeditions to the far reaches of the world, Rolex has always promoted it’s brand as an icon of success, achievement, and conquest. With popular “tool” watches such as the diver’s Submariner or Seadweller, the Aviator’s dual time zone GMT, the spelunker’s 24 hour Explorer, or the auto racer’s Daytona, Rolex has created loyal followings for the sports minded man. And the dressy Datejust and Presidential models, once the CEO’s trademark timepiece, are now much sought after by both men and woman as a luxury fashion statement. Whether vintage Rolex or more contemporary, your choice of a Rolex will always be a good choice.

All of our pre-owned Vintage Rolex watches are fully restored and guaranteed genuine to give you excellent service and piece of mind.

Rolex Submariner 18K YG ref 16818 w/ Box & Papers circa 1991

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