Rolex 16600 Sea-Dweller, Box and full accessories.

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  • Manufacturer: Rolex
    Year: 2000
    Reference No: 16600 Sea-Dweller 4000ft
    Case No: P175***
    Model Name: Sea-Dweller
    Material: Oystersteel
    Calibre: 3135
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless Steel
    Accessories: Full- Box, guarantee and booklets

  • Catalogue Essay

    A superb example of a classic 5 digit Aluminium insert 2000 Rolex Sea-Dweller complete with original box, guarantee and booklets. Shrewd collectors have long recognised the comparative scarceness of these models compared to the more widely sourced Submariner and the reference 16600's have proved superb investments. It is simply becoming harder and harder to source these collectible dive watches in such wonderful and complete condition as this.

  • Maker Bio

    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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Rolex 16600 Sea-Dweller, Box and full accessories.

2000

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