Rolex Submariner Kermit 50th Anniversary Edition MARK 1 "Fat 4" Dial Ref. 16610LV

$26,950.00 USD

DESCRIPTION

DETAILS
Manufacturer: Rolex
Model: Submariner  Kermit  Fat 4 - No Holes Case
Reference Number: 16610LV / 16610T
Condition: Very good, scratch on the insert of the bezel at 2 o'clock
Gender: Men’s/unisex
Time Period: 2004
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector’s item
Our Best Price: $26,950

THE CALIBER
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 3135
Jewels: 31

THE CASE
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Case Diameter: 40 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Waterproof: 1000 ft./300 m.
Water Resistance: 30 ATM
Material Bezel: Stainless steel green unidirectional rotatable 60-minute graduated, Arabic numerals every 10 minutes, and graduations 
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Dial: Black - MK 1 
Dial Numerals: 18K white gold and luminescent round hour indices, white painted minute markers around the outer rim

THE BRACELET/STRAP
Bracelet color: Stainless Steel
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel - Oyster 904L 
Clasp: Folding Oysterlock safety clasp
Clasp material: Stainless Steel

THE FUNCTIONS
Hours, minutes, center sweep seconds, date aperture at 3 o’clock, 48-hour power reserve

OTHERS
Round shape three-body case is brushed and polished
18K white gold and luminescent Mercedes hours hand, spade minute hand, stick seconds hand
Stop-seconds for precise time setting
Cyclops lens over the date at 3 o'clock
Stainless steel waterproof screw-down crown, stainless steel screw-down case back, Triplock triple waterproofness system
This model is equipped with caliber 3135, a self-winding mechanical movement entirely developed and manufactured by Rolex. Like all Rolex Perpetual movements, the 3135 is a certified Swiss chronometer, a designation reserved for high-precision watches that have successfully passed the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC) tests. It is fitted with a Parachrom hairspring, offering greater resistance to shocks and temperature variations. Its architecture, in common with all Oyster watch movements, makes it singularly reliable.
This mechanism oscillates at the frequency of 28,800 vph (4 Hz).
The Anniversary Submariner Decoding:
Bezel:
B1: Fat Four “Serifed,” the inside of the four in ‘40’ is squared at the top, but all the numbers with internal angles have very sharp, pronounced serifs in the classic Rolex style. The bezel is of a slightly lighter olive green than the bezels that follow.  (Nicknamed Bertolli).
Dial:
D1: ‘Oval O’ in Rolex.
-Widely spaced ‘Oyster Perpetual Date’ signature where the ‘R’ of Oyster sits between the legs of the ‘R’ in Rolex
-Wide ‘Swiss Made’ with 5 shortened minute markers underneath its entire length
Case:
C1: The first production LV’s featured the new ‘T’ case with solid lugs and the model number 16610T engraved between the lugs, with “T” standing for “Trou Borgne,” or “blind hole.” It is important to note that the model number engraved on the case does NOT have the suffix LV. The serial number is engraved between the lugs at six o’clock in the traditional Rolex style.
This example belongs to the following category:
Mark I: Serial Y94-F54
Case: C1
Dial: D1
Bezel: B1 or B2
The earliest known so far begin ‘Y94’, so very few were produced before the serial numbers changed to ‘F,’ but ‘Fat Four’ examples with serial numbers below F54 are the grail watches of the LV family.
Rolex launched the original Submariner Date in 1953.
The older model 16610 productions had holes drilled through the sides of the case to accommodate the spring bars.  With the newer model 16610 watches, there are no holes on the sides of the watch, giving the Submariner a cleaner and more refined look.
Rolex produced this model from 2003 to 2010, followed by the so-called "Hulk."
Complete (with box and papers dated 2004)

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