View 1 of Lot 2017. ROLEX | SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808, A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1986 | 勞力士 | "Submariner 型號16808 黃金鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,錶殼編號8510296,約1986年製".
View 1 of Lot 2017. ROLEX | SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808, A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1986 | 勞力士 | "Submariner 型號16808 黃金鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,錶殼編號8510296,約1986年製".
2017

ROLEX | SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808, A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1986 | 勞力士 | "Submariner 型號16808 黃金鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,錶殼編號8510296,約1986年製"

Estimate:

130,000 - 240,000 HKD

VARIOUS PROPERTIES

ROLEX | SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808, A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1986 | 勞力士 | "Submariner 型號16808 黃金鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,錶殼編號8510296,約1986年製"

ROLEX | SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808, A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1986 | 勞力士 | "Submariner 型號16808 黃金鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,錶殼編號8510296,約1986年製"

Estimate:

130,000 - 240,000 HKD

Lot sold:

163,800

HKD

VARIOUS PROPERTIES

ROLEX

勞力士


SUBMARINER, REFERENCE 16808

A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, CIRCA 1986

Submariner 型號16808

黃金鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示,錶殼編號8510296,約1986年製


Dial: blue

Calibre: cal. 3035 automatic, 27 jewels

Case: 18k yellow gold, screw down case back

Case number: 8'510'296

Closure: 18k yellow gold Rolex Oyster bracelet and folding clasp 

Size: 40 mm diameter, bracelet circumference approximately 180 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

The reference 16808 (18k yellow gold) and 16800 (stainless steel) are both very significant references as they represent the modern era of the Submariner. 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, either fitted with a black dial or a blue dial such as the present watch.