Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu (23 November 2021)

Date of Auction: 23rd November 2021

Sold for £6,000

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Rolex. A stainless steel automatic wristwatch with date and bracelet, Ref. 16610, Submariner, circa 1998
cal. 3135, automatic, 31 jewels
Dial: black, applied triangular, baton and dot indexes, magnified date aperture, centre seconds
Case: stainless steel Oyster case, screw-down crown and back, calibrated bezel, no. U451129, stainless steel Oyster bracelet
Signed: case, dial, movement and bracelet
Dimensions: diameter 40mm, bracelet circumference approximately 180mm. £3,000-£4,000


Rolex released the reference 16610 in 1988. This watch is fitted with its original black glossy dial with T25 tritium hour marks and 93150 Oyster bracelet.