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Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800 Feet First Dial

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Brand: Rolex
Item Number: 125080
Condition: (What's This?) Vintage
Model Name/Number:
Submariner 16800
Serial/Year: 7,3XX,XXX - 1982
Gender: Men's
Movement: Automatic 3035 movement w/ date, Quickset, waterproof screw-down crown, uni-directional rotatable time-lapse diver's bezel, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Case: Excellent stainless steel case (40mm) that has been previously polished. Comes with an excellent insert. inner case back is stamped 16800. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined.
Dial: Excellent matte black tritium dial with warm lume and matching hands. 
Bracelet: Very good 93150 with 11 links and 593 end links. Back of clasp is stamped "G 93150" 
Box & Papers: Bob's presentation box, Certificate of Authenticity, and warranty card
Comments: This Vintage Rolex Submariner 16800 comes w/ Bob's 3 day satisfaction guarantee and one year warranty

PRE-OWNED WATCH CONDITION EXAMINATION

This Vintage Rolex watch is in overall excellent condition with light wear to the case and bezel and slight stretch to the bracelet consistent to age.

Vintage Rolex Submariner 16800

By Paul Altieri

The transitional Rolex 16800 was produced for a short time in the 1980s and was responsible for introducing the line to the calibre 3035 Perpetual movement as well as a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and an increased waterproofness of up to 300 meters, which is today's standard depth rating. Presented here with an exquisite matte dial topped with warm patina luminous plots and a feet-first depth rating, the ref. 16800 offers both vintage charm as well as a modern feature set, giving the wearer the best of both worlds. This variation of the line is very sought-after by avid preowned Rolex collectors and is a must-have for any well-rounded vintage dive watch collection.

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Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800 Feet First Dial
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  • September 16, 2021
    Overall great experience and product

    Watch was in condition as pictured and described. Some major dents and scuffs on the bracelet/end-link were hidden well by the lighting but were very noticeable in person. Overall the watch was in great shape for the age.

  • November 28, 2020
    Rolex 16800

    The watch is in great condition and comes with box and papers and was priced well.

  • July 3, 2020
    Great process

    First time investing in a timepiece. Go forward without fear,doubt or stress. No regrets cant wait to do it again!!! Watch created in my birth year!! Arrived on my bday. Perfect customer service, Thank-you Stacy!!!!!

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