ROLEX | COMEX SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16800 A STAINLESS STEELWRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1984
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- COMEX SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16800 A STAINLESS STEELWRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1984
Dial: blackCalibre: cal. 3035 automatic, 27 jewelsCase: stainless steel, screw down case backCase number: 8'650'107Closure: stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding claspSize: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 183 mmSigned: case, dial and movementAccessories: Rolex presentation box
The present watch is prominently illustrated in Rolex Submariner by Guido Mondani, page 115
Starting from late 1960s, Rolex had supplied different Submariner models with or without the patented gas escape valve to COMEX (Compagnie Maritime d'Expertise) in France, a professional diving operation for the oil industry. The present watch is from the reference 16800 series, in short production from 1982 until 1986, with the COMEX designation on the outside of the screw-down case back and on the dial.