Rolex Submariner 16613 Full SetSold
Rolex Submariner 16613 Full Set
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Let's say you already have a Submariner but you would like something different. Something that makes you stand out from the crowd. Or you just don't like a regular, steel Submariner. Well, we got your back with this gold and steel piece!In 1984, the 16803 was introduced. This was the first bicoloured Submariner. In 1988, the 16613 replaced this reference. The 16613 we have for offer dates back to 1997. The 18k yellow-gold bezel has a black aluminium inlay and the black dial has tritium hour markers - with 18k yellow-gold hour marker surroundings - and hands. The Oyster bracelet, with 18k yellow-gold center links, is in great condition. The watch is powered by the automatic caliber 3135 and comes as a full set.
Rolex SubmarinerVisionary Hans Wildorf set out to make the world’s first waterproof and dust proof wristwatch and so in 1926 the ‘Oyster case’ was created. Then later on in 1953, the Rolex Submariner was born, with a water depth rating of 330ft/100M making it one of the world’s first wristwatches designed for the upcoming sport of scuba diving. The wristwatch was created for divers who needed a precise watch which could scale to such depths and be a reliable and accurate way of measuring (with the turning bezel) the time spent underwater. A major aspect of creating such a time piece was to make it easily legible yet aesthetically pleasing, hence the large contrasting white tritium hour markers and Mercedes hand on the black dial. The rugged look was adopted by no other than himself Mr Bond. (Sean Connory as Bond wore it in 1962’s ‘Dr. No’. The watch was also featured in the later ‘Goldfinger’ and ‘Thunderball’ movie.) A legend was born and overtime it proved to be arguably one of the best, most desirable and iconic luxury watch of all time.
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