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Rolex Submariner ref 16808 18K YG Transitional circa 1980

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Exceptional condition Rolex 18K YG Submariner ref 16808 transitional model, serial # 6.4 million circa 1980 with beautiful condition original black nipple dial. Classic vintage model featuring 40mm diameter case with unidirectional elapsed time bezel, sapphire crystal, original black “nipple” dial and insert with an especially nicely patina’d cream color pearl. This classic transitional model gold submariner is powered by calibre 3035 self winding movement with sweep seconds and quick set date. Shown on Rolex 18K YG heavy Oyster bracelet with pin style links from the era and flip lock deployment clasp. NOTE: the original bracelet has been professionally rebuilt.

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Additional Information

Maker

Rolex

Model Name/Type

Submariner

Model/Case Ref#

16608

Case Serial#

6.5 million

Circa

1981

Case mm

40mm

Case Metal

18k, YG

Bezel

black, uni-directional elapsed time

Crystal

sapphire

Dial & Hands

original black nipple dial tritium luminous

Movement Type

Self Winding

Movement Caliber

3035

Crown-Pushers

original signed crown

Strap / Bracelet

18K YG period heavy Oyster bracelet with flip lock clasp

Movement Serial#

n/a

Date Function

quick set date

Strap / Bracelet Size

7.75

Condition

Excellent

Country of Origin

Switzerland

Box / Papers

No

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