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Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800
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Vintage 1982 Rolex Submariner 16800

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Manufacturer: Rolex
Item Number: 122055
Condition: Excellent
Submariner 16800
Serial/Year: 7,1XX,XXX - 1982
Gender: Men's
Features / Movement : Automatic 3035 movement w/ date, waterproof screw-down crown, scratch-resistant sapphire crystal
Case: Excellent case which has previously been polished. Comes with a very good insert with light wear. Inner caseback is stamped: 16800. Serial and reference numbers are crisp and well defined. 
Dial: Excellent matte black dial w/ light creamy tritium markers and hands. 
Bracelet: Excellent 93150 with 13 links and 593 end links. Bracelet has very light bracelet stretch. Back of clasp is stamped "H".
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

Vintage Rolex Submariner 16800

Description written by Eric Wind

If you wish to build a Rolex collection that is full of history and classic design, consider purchasing a Submariner ref. 16800. As a transitional model, the ref. 16800 came to market after ref. 1680 and before ref. 16610. This particular Rolex model brought with it increased resistance to depths of up to 1,000 feet, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and the calibre 3035 perpetual movement and Quickset function.

Similar to other Submariner models, this particular men's Rolex also boasts a unidirectional timing bezel with some wear that is consistent of a watch of this age, a dial topped with luminous hour markers and hands in a lovely patina, and a stainless steel finish that appears to have been previously polished. The case measures 40mm, which is large enough to make a powerful statement without overtaking the wrist, and is paired with a three-piece link Oyster bracelet and folding Oysterlock clasp

* All Pre-Owned Rolex watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. Certificates are issued by WatchCSA, the industry's leading independent authority on watch authentication. WatchCSA Certified Pre-Owned certificates are provided for an additional fee at checkout. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed. Note that "B&P" means "box and papers" where stated.


This pre-owned Rolex comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty

We even offer free over night shipping, so you can be rest assured you'll be happy with your purchase.

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.

Rolex 16800

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

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!!!!!

Birth Year Sub 16800

I’ve bought multiple modern pieces from Bob’s and had a great experience every time. I’ve been looking to buy a birth year Rolex for awhile now and for me, that’s a late production run 16800. Couldn’t be happier with the watch and for those out there looking for a Sub, you should seriously consider the 16800. It has some great “modern” features, but holds true to a more vintage feel and elegance. Incredibly comfortable on the wrist and will undoubtedly continue to grow in value in my opinion. It’s a can’t miss buy all the way around.

Rolex 16800

Delighted to see that the watch was in excellent condition, just as described in the website.

Post Purchase from Bob's

Description was accurate, sales representative (Sarah) was helpful when comparing multiple timepieces, payment and shipment was quick and appraisal was provided promptly. Excellent experience with Bob's and adore the Rolex 16800. It's exactly what I was looking for.

A fair trade

I aquired an older vintage Rolex in a trade. It was going to cost a lot to refurb. Bob's offered a very fair trade in on a completely refurbed Submariner. I was very happy with service and the Submariner. A very positive experience and now the proud owner of a well running Rolex

Excellent Service & Quality Item

Bob's provided excellent service even when calling them to see if my PayPal transaction had posted so I could receive my purchase the next day. I am certain that not every company's Accounting team would be so customer oriented and my experience certified that I would go nowhere else for my vintage Rolex watches.


The is as expected for a 30 year old Rolex, came with box and papers. Super fast shipping.

Black Submariner

I purchased this black Submariner for my son as a graduation gift. It is a classic watch, great to use in a new profession or for leisure activities. My son loves it and wears it daily. Thanks, Bobs!

Classic Look

This is one of those watches I think every collector needs. It's not too flashy, good for everyday wear and it's a Rolex (need I say more). Very happy with my purchase.

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