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Rolex Sea-Dweller Ref. 16600

$8,850

Pre-Owned Rolex 40mm Sea-Dweller, Black Dial, Oyster Bracelet, Ref. 16600

The Sea-dweller appears similar to the Submariner, but unlike the Submariner, thanks in part to its Helium Escape Valve, the Sea-Dweller has an incredible depth rating of up to 4,000 feet. As expected for a serious dive watch, the Sea-Dweller includes a uni-directional timing bezel with a 60 minute diver’s scale, a dive extension link on the bracelet, and a self winding mechanical caliber 3135 movement. While this watch includes the date feature, unlike other Rolex date watches, the sapphire crystal does not include the Cyclops lens that is normally present. For many, this enhances the appeal of the Sea-Dweller. The black dial includes Super-Luminova and the case still measures 40mm, while it also still has lug holes to ease changing bracelets. This is an attractive watch for Rolex fans and an incredible sport watch capable of handling any adventure.

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Additional information

Band Material

Stainless Steel

Band Type

Oyster Bracelet

Bezel

Rotating, Uni-Directional, 60-Minute

Box and Papers

No Box | No Papers

Brand

Rolex

Caliber

3135

Case Material

Stainless Steel

Case Size

40mm

Caseback

Solid

Complication

Date

Crown

Screw Down

Crystal Material

Sapphire

Dial Color

Black

Movement

Automatic

Size

40mm – 42mm

Warranty

2-Year Watchworks Guarantee

Item ID0005909
Model #16600
Model NameSea-Dweller
Year Producedca. 2003
Serial NumberF6XXXXX

Description

Rolex is recognized throughout the world not only as a brand associated with luxury, but as a watch that is both luxurious and precise.  For Rolex, this hard-won and well-deserved recognition was never in doubt.  The founder, Hans Wilsdorf named the company Rolex to be pronounceable in any language, as he anticipated the acclaim his company would receive due to relentless pursuit of precision and accuracy in a wristwatch.  Soon after its founding, Rolex produced the first wristwatch to receive the Swiss Certificate of Chronometric Precision, which was followed rapidly by receipt of a certificate of precision from the Kew Observatory in Great Britain.  From those roots Rolex built a legacy of innovation.  The Oyster watch was the first waterproof and dustproof wristwatch in 1926, followed by the first self-winding Perpetual rotor.  Building once again on innovation, the Datejust became the first self-winding wrist chronometer to include a date in a window on the dial.  Adventurous women and men who strive to make history have chosen Rolex for their expedition, which both perpetuates the brand’s claim to precision and dependability as well as attests to its veracity.  Hans Wilsdorf may have anticipated the acclaim Rolex would someday achieve, but even he might have been impressed with its success.