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Rolex Submariner ref 168000 Transitional Model circa 1987

$6,500.00

Transitional model Rolex Submariner ref 168000 R5 serial # circa 1987, featuring a sapphire crystal, quick set caliber 3035 movement, unidirectional elapsed time bezel, and first generation glossy black T<25 dial with white gold luminous surrounds with tritium luminous indexes and hands. The surface of this original dial has changed to a matte surface, a result of exposure to sun or moisture, or both, so it resembles the earlier matte black transitional dial. With original bezel insert and nicely patina’d pearl. Fully serviced and lightly detailed and offered with our 1 year warrantee of accurate time keeping and operation.

The 168000 model is a 1 year only production model from 1987 introducing the higher grade 904 stainless steel alloy, replacing the prior 316 grade alloy. The case is the same as the soon to be introduced 16610, but with the 168000 designation, and still utilizing the 3035 movement of the 16800.

 

 

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Additional Information

Maker

Rolex

Model Name/Type

Submariner

Model/Case Ref#

168000

Man's / Lady's

Man

Case Serial#

R5

Circa

1987

Case mm

40

Case Metal

Stainless Steel

Bezel

uni-directional elapsed time

Crystal

sapphire

Crown-Pushers

Rolex trip lock crown

Dial & Hands

black original dial with tritium luminous indexes

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

3035

Date Function

quick set

Strap / Bracelet

heavy Oyster bracelet with flip lock deployment clasp

Strap / Bracelet Size

7.5

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Condition

Excellent

Box / Papers

No

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