2024
2024
Rolex
SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808 A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1987
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 200,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2024
Rolex
SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808 A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1987
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 200,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Rolex
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
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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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