Rolex Watch Vintage Submariner Transitional Matte Black Dial with Tritium 16800 Made in 1980


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Excellent vintage condition, watch only. 

Important vintage Rolex, first sports model to use Sapphire crystal. Another first if the use of the Caliber 3035 with quick set date, a great convenience to the owner.  Also Water resistant to 300 meters / 1000 feet.  Dial is matte black with tritium hands and hour markers (not surrounded by metal) Dial in great condition.  Serial number is 6,4 million produced in 1980.  

Display Functions:

  • Hour, Minute, Seconds & Date


  • Stainless steel Oyster
  • Sapphire crystal scratch resistant with Cyclops date magnifier
  • Case back solid 
  • Case: 40mm
  • Thickness: 12.7mm 
  • Crown: Steel srew down triplock with guards


  • Unidirectional with Divers time-lapse 


  • Stainless Steel Oyster bracelet reference 93150
  • Oysterclasp

Dial/ Hands:

  • Matte Black Transitional dial
  • Tritium hour markers and hands
  • Natural patina on the dial


  • Mechanical Automatic
  • Calibre 3035 with Breguet spring with free sprung balance, 27 jewels and adjusted to 5 positions and temperature and is a C.O.S.C. chronometer

Manufacturer Retail Price: Vintage Collectable  

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