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  • Manufacturer: Rolex
    Year: 2017
    Reference No: 116610LV
    Case No: Q0T40870
    Model Name: Submariner
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 3135, 31 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet, max length 205mm
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Rolex deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Rolex guarantee date August 17, 2017, instruction booklet, guarantee manual, green card holder, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.
    Provenance: Property of a Private Collection

  • Provenance

    Property of a Private Collection

  • Catalogue Essay

    - Reference 116610LV, the Rolex "Hulk", was launched in 2010 as an upgrade to its predecessor, the reference 16610LV "Kermit".

    - The green coloured ceramic bezel is an upgrade to its predecessor as it is much more durable in comparison to the previous aluminium bezel.

    - The present watch is preserved in excellent condition and still retains all its original accessories

  • Artist Biography

    Rolex

    Swiss • 1905

    Founded in 1905 England by Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis as Wilsdorf & Davis, it soon became known as the Rolex Watch Company in 1915, moving its headquarters to Geneva in 1919. Like no other company, the success of the wristwatch can be attributed to many of Rolex's innovations that made them one of the most respected and well-known of all luxury brands. These innovations include their famous "Oyster" case — the world's first water resistant and dustproof watch case, invented in 1926 — and their "Perpetual" — the first reliable self-winding movement for wristwatches launched in 1933. They would form the foundation for Rolex's Datejust and Day-Date, respectively introduced in 1945 and 1956, but also importantly for their sports watches, such as the Explorer, Submariner and GMT-Master launched in the mid-1950s.

    One of its most famous models is the Cosmograph Daytona. Launched in 1963, these chronographs are without any doubt amongst the most iconic and coveted of all collectible wristwatches. Other key collectible models include their most complicated vintage watches, including references 8171 and 6062 with triple calendar and moon phase, "Jean Claude Killy" triple date chronograph models and the Submariner, including early "big-crown" models and military-issued variants.

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Ref. 116610LV
An attractive stainless steel wristwatch with center seconds, date, green dial, bracelet, guarantee and presentation box

2017
40mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed

Estimate
CHF8,000 - 12,000 
€8,300-12,500
$8,300-12,500

Sold for CHF21,420

Contact Specialist

Alexandre Ghotbi

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+41 22 317 81 81

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Head of Sale, Geneva

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Phillips Watches Online: The Geneva Sessions, Fall 2022

Online Auction 12 - 16 September 2022