1981 Tudor Blue Submariner (Ref. 94110) "Snowflake"
The Tudor “Snowflake” is the nickname given to the Tudor Submariners with unique features such as the square hour markers and a unique snowflake hands that were introduced by Rolex/Tudor to increase visibility in low light conditions. In production from 1968 to the mid-1980s with dial variants commonly found in black or blue and the watch can feature at date complication. However, there is more to the Tudor’s Snowflake Submariner line than its unique and different visual features.
The Tudor Snowflake Submariners, much like the other Submariners produced by Rolex and Tudor, have a long-standing history and were supplied to military forces including the U.S. Navy and the Marine Nationale (French Navy)
Marine Nationale Diver Wearing Turdor Submariner "Snowflake"7016/0
The second-generation Tudor Submariners also marked the watchmaker’s transition from caliber 390 movements produced by Parmigiani Fleurier SA (Fleurier) to movements produced by Swiss watchmaker ETA which made the Tudor Snowflake Submariners the first Tudor watches to use these modified ETA movements.
This specific example would make a great addition to a growing collection or be a great first piece as it retains the classic and timeless look of the Submariner while being unique and eye-catching as a result of the unique dial and hand configuration
7356 Oyster bracelet with 382 end links
CASE & BRACELET
The case of this 1979 Ref. 7016/0 has been previously polished but retains full and thick lugs. Also, the case comes equipped with the original Rolex signed trip-lock crown. The original 93150 oyster bracelet retains all of its original links and shows normal stretch for its age and included are the original 580 end links.
DIAL & HANDS
The original blue dial is in pristine original condition without any blemishing or scratches. The tritium lume on the dial has been inspected with UV light and shows no lume loss or lume degradation. The hands have been previously color matched to the dial by the previous owner. The original blue bezel insert shows a wonderful fade and retains its original pearl.
None, The watch was just recently serviced and is backed by a 1-year warranty of accurate timekeeping.