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Submariner 16610LV - 50th Anniversary 
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. I sold the watch and regretted it since.
Hopefully I will find another one soon !!
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Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner LV - 50th Anniversary

Oyster Perpetual  Certified Automatic Chronometer Movement
40mm stainless steel case.
Screw down crown.
Scratch Resistant Sapphire Crystal 
Special 50th Anniversary edition green time lapse bezel, 
Black dial  with 'maxi' hour Super Luminova markers and thicker minute hand when comparing to regular Submariner
SS Oyster Fliplock Bracelet w/ diver extension. Model 93250
Water resistant to 1000 feet.


Differences over the years:___Read Here

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Submariner model – introduced in 1953 – Rolex introduced the all new ref. no. 16610 LV by the end of 2003 (LV stands for Lunette Verte or Green Bezel in English and not Limited Edition as some may think). The 16610 LV has a maxi dial with large hour indexes, thick minute hand, and a green bezel.

Click on this link to see the Rolex presentation 
on 50th Anniversary Submariner.

Instructions Manual Booklet.

Watch dimensions:
Lugs inside opening: 20mm
H:  47.5 mm -  lug-to-lug        
W: 40mm bezel only       
(44.5mm L side of the bezel to the R edge of the crown)      
Thickness: 13.8 mm incl. cyclops on sapphire crystal. 12.8 mm w/o cyclops
Weight = 135g

Movement:

Caliber: 3135 - this is the work-horse of most current men's perpetual Rolex watches. 
It can be found in Datejust, Submariner, Sea-Dweller, Yacht-Master, 

Jewels: 31
Beats per Hour: 28,800 
Beats per Second: 8
Introduced in: 1988  

See review of 3135 cal. here.

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Current U.S. MSRP: (02/2005)  $4950

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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