The wonderful ‘Swiss Only’ Rolex Submariner we’re offering here is a nice and complete collectors set, it features the original box, punched, stamped and signed Wempe warranty, the Rolex service and Submariner instructions booklets, Your Rolex Oyster booklet, the green folder, green and red (Chronometer) hangtags, spare Oyster links, bezel protector, calendar card and the very cool Rolex anchor, representing the watch it’s 300 meter/1000ft water resistance capabilities.
This Sub was completely and extremely well serviced by our watchmakers, including a refurbishment of the stainless steel case. As can be seen in the photo’s, this Sub has an extremely sharp pinhole case with some fine lugs that all show a gorgeous facet cut. The sharp stainless steel rotating bezel features a Flat 4 grey/blue-ish insert, including an eggshell toned pearl inside the triangle on the top position. The Sub is worn on its original 93150 Oyster bracelet with X1 clasp code (also manufactured in 1999) which remains in great condition with a spotless and strong folding clasp with clear Rolex coronet. The gloss black dial features white golden indices filled with Tritium that also show a matching eggshell colour. The combination of the pinhole case with the discolored insert gives this Swiss Only Submariner a nice vintage vibe and is a very attractive neo-vintage Rolex. These so-called transitional ‘Swiss Only’ Subs (called this way due to the specific printing beneath the six o’clock marker, and which have been manufactured for roughly one year only) make for a rare and very collectible timepiece, especially one as complete as this one and accompanied by literally all the goodies it was sold with back in 1999.
We’d like to invite you over for some coffee so you can view this beautiful Submariner in person. As always, she was fully serviced according the Rolex specs and this 16610 was fitted with a brand new Rolex sapphire crystal – The watch will be sold with our 24 month warranty.
case number: A-serial
year of production: 1999
case diameter: 40mm
movement: automatic, Rolex caliber 3135
box and papers: yes, super full set