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Tudor "Snowflake" Submariner w/ Date ref# 94110 circa 1976

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An early Tudor ref 94110 “Snowflake” Submariner with date serial number 842,XXX, circa 1976, the first year of introduction of this popular model. Featuring a typically weathered, but all original dial with lots of character that makes the watch look at least a decade older than it’s actual date. The dial shows a tropical matte surface but without the distracting bubbling and lifting commonly seen on the early snowflakes. With all gilt printing intact and with a very attractive “toast” appearance to the lume plots, with the outside of the plots a bit darker than the center. With all original unrestored tritium lume on the hands which have naturally aged a pleasing color lighter than the lume plots.

We have fitted this example with a non-cyclops” tropic 19 acrylic crystal to eliminate the distracting cyclops. We have virtually transformed this date model into the appearance of the even more desirable no date 9401/0.

Beyond the great looking character of the dial is a faded “ghostly” insert with a distinct purplish hue. The aged pearl is an aftermarket replacement as the original pearl was lost. With an especially sharp condition, never polished case, retaining it’s original frosty factory finish. As nice as the dial, hands, and insert are, the case is the real standout here. Super beefy lugs, with expected minor bruises, but without any significant dings, deep scratches, and with no restoration to make it look like something it is not!

Powered by caliber 2784 ETA movement with quick set date in excellent operating condition. I With Rolex trip lock crown.

Offered on your choice of fine leather or sporty style strap. Guaranteed genuine and as described, in excellent operating condition, and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate time keeping and operation. A very desirable model that has seen great recent price appreciation. Recently fully serviced by one of our veteran watchmakers and offered with our 1 year warranty of accurate timekeeping and operation.

The combination of an original dial, all original luminous indexes and hands, evenly faded bezel insert, unpolished case and non cyclops crystal, make this example a prize example of this popular model

 

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Rolex Serial Numbers and Clasp Codes

Rolex Serial Numbers

Rolex Production Year Serial Number
2010 G
2009 V
2008 M OR V
2007 M OR Z
2006 D OR Z
2005 D
2005 F
2004 F
2003 F
2002 Y
2001 K OR Y
2000 K,000,001
2000 P,000,001
1999 A,000,001
1998 U,932,144
1997 U,000,001
1996 T,000,001
1995 W,000,001
1994 S,860,880
1993 S,000,001
1992 C,000,001
1991 N,000,001
1991 X,000,001
1990 E,000,001
1989 L,980,000
1988 R,598,200
1987 R,000,001
1987 9,400,000
1986 8,900,000
1985 8,614,000
1984 8,070,022
1983 7,400,000
1982 7,100,000
1981 6,520,870
1980 6,434,000
1979 5,737,030
1978 5,000,000
1977 5,008,000
1976 4,115,299
1975 3,862,196
1974 3,567,927
1973 3,200,268
1972 2,890,459
1971 2,589,295
1970 2,241,882
1969 1,900,000
1968 1,752,000
1967 1,538,435
1966 1,200,000
1965 1,100,000
1964 1,008,889
1963 824,000
1962 744,000
1961 643,153
1960 516,000
1959 399,453
1958 328,000
1957 224,000
1956 133,061
1955 97,000
1954 23,000
1953 855,726
1952 726,639
1951 709,249
1950
1949
1948 628,840
1947 529,163
1946 367,946
1945 302,459
1944 269,561
1943 230,878
1942 143,509
1941 106,047
1940 99,775
1939 71,224
1938 43,739
1937 40,920
1936 36,856
1935 34,336
1934 30,823
1933 29,562
1932 29,132
1931
1930 23,186
1929
1928 23,969
1927 20,190
1926 00,001
 

Rolex Clasp Codes

Bracelet CodeYear
A or VA1976
B or VB1977
C or VC1978
D or VD1979
E or VE1980
F or VF1981
G1982
H1983
I1984
J1985
K1986
L1987
M1988
N1989
O1990
P1991
Q1992
R1993
S1994
T or W1995
V1996
Z1997
U1998
X1999
AB2000
DE2001
DT2002
AD2003
CL2004
MA2005
OP2006
EO2007
PJ2008
LT2009
RS2010
RANDOM201+