Rolex Submariner ref 16808 18K YG Transitional model circa 1987


Great looking vintage Rolex 18K YG Submariner ref 16808, serial #R7, circa 1987 with richly patina’d aged tritium indexes, matching hands, and warmly aged elapsed time bezel pearl. Extremely sharp condition example of this classic early sapphire crystal model. With beefy lugs case, sapphire crystal, and glossy black dial with gold surround luminous indexes and matching patina’d gilt Mercedes hands. With unidirectional elapsed time bezel with black insert and richly patina’d pearl.

Powered by calibre 3035 movement with quick set date. With excellent condition, non stretched 18K YG heavy Oyster ref# 92908 bracelet with flop lock clasp and M5 clasp date code. Note the intact and pronounced raised logo on the clasp, a common area of wear on this era bracelet

Recently serviced and lightly detailed. Offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. Also accompanying your purchase is one of our beautiful Italian leather watch travel pouches, a $55 value!


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