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ROLEX | SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808 A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1987

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150,000 - 200,000 HKD
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200,000 HKD
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Description

  • SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808 A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1987
Dial: blue Calibre: cal. 3035 automatic, 27 jewels Movement number: 1’904’525 Case: 18k yellow gold, screw down case back Case number: R522462 Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding clasp Size: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 160 mm Signed: case, dial and movement

Catalogue Note

The reference 16808 (18k yellow gold) and 16800 (stainless steel) are both very significant references as they represents the modern era of Submariners. These 2 references were the first submariners to be fitted with a sapphire crystal and have the option of a quick date change.
Only made in 18k yellow gold the reference 16808 were available in 2 versions, it either comes with a blue dial or a black dial such as the present watch.
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