Rolex Submariner ref# 16800 Tropical Transitional Model circa 1984


First generation sapphire crystal Submariner ref# 16800 circa 1985. Featuring a 40mm stainless steel case, in very good condition. With a pleasing original gloss black dial which has aged to a vintage slightly mottled surface, with patina’d tritium lumes  with white gold surrounds and aged elapsed bezel pearl. This model features a sapphire crystal, caliber 3035 self winding movement with quick set date, and unidirectional elapsed time bezel,  The original bezel sports a richly patina’d pearl. The tritium in the markers have aged to a warm cream tint that evokes a great vintage character to this transitional Sub model.

With Rolex stainless steel heavy Oyster 93150 bracelet with 501B end peices and flip lock clasp with matching 04 clasp date code. Recently fully serviced and pressure tested by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation.

Your purchase includes our signature fine leather pouch, ideal for travel and storage, a $55.00 value.



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