Rolex, Submariner, a stainless steel automatic with date wristwatch, Ref. 16610, circa 1992, movement cal. 3135, 31 jewels, black dial, applied triangular, baton and dot indexes, magnified date aperture, centre seconds, Oyster case, screw-down crown and back, calibrated bezel, stainless steel Oyster bracelet, case, dial, movement and bracelet signed, diameter 40 mm, Rolex tag N401034, Oyster and Submariner booklets, N401034 guarantee dated 02.09.92, Rolex anchor, Rolex service receipt dated 02/08/01, original purchase receipt for £1,315, case with pad, box, one owner.
The Submariner is known as one of Rolex’s most iconic tool watches. Developed in 1954, for scuba diver’s to measure the time spent under the water, it has had continuous upgrades over the years. It was adapted for military use and early models achieved cult status when they were worn by James Bond in the 1960’s films