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The stunning and rare transitional gloss dial has taken on a matte look as a result of oxidation which is common in the triple zero references. The dial has taken on a subtle but respectable patina and the lume has taken on a wonderful cream like patina. The lume plots match the hands perfectly, a testament to the fact that the dial is original and free of any service parts. Additionally,The original tritium lume used on the 168000 has about a twenty-year lifetime.
The movement has been regularly serviced throughout its lifetime and the movement was fully overhauled in February of 2019 by a skilled watchmaker in New Hampshire, for a total of $950. The watch keeps exquisite time, ± 3 seconds/day, which is an incredible feat for a Submariner of this age.
The 168000 is very rare by nature as a result of its short-lived production, and it is becoming increasingly collectible. If you are looking for a rare sub that will appreciate in the near future or a birth year sub, this may be your only chance for a while.
Box & Papers: No
Bracelet: Original Rolex Fliplock Oyster Bracelet 93150 (extra link included)
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel
Case Size: 40 mm
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Bezel: 120-Click Unidirectional Aluminum Bezel
Dial: Glossy to Matte
Functions: Time, Date
Movement: Rolex’s Caliber 3035 Automatic Movement.
Asking price: $8000. via bank wire....shipped
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