Rolex

*New Old Stock* 2003 Rolex Green Submariner "Kermit" (Ref. 16610LV) Mk. I Dial "Flat 4" W/ Full Set & Factory Stickers

$ 42,000

The Rolex Submariner ref. 16610LV was first introduced in 2003 by Rolex at Baselworld to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Submariner. The 16610LV is also nicknamed the "Kermit" for its green bezel and black dial. The ref. 16610LV is the first-anniversary Submariner from Rolex and is the precursor to the "Hulk" and the "Starbucks" Submariners that also feature the anniversary green accents.

The main differences when comparing the Rolex ref. 16610LV to the standard Rolex Submariner Date ref. 16610 are the bright green bezel insert and the oversized super luminova filled indexes, this dial configuration is referred to as a "Maxi" dial.

Both the Rolex ref. 16610LV and Rolex ref. 16610 have a water resistance rating of 300M/1000ft and are made from 904L stainless steel. Both references come equipped with the modern Trip-Lock crown and Rolex 93250 Oyster flip-lock bracelets with solid 801 end links.

The Kermit has become a modern classic, evoking even the most seasoned vintage collectors for its many dial and bezel variants that make this reference so easy to become obsessed with. 

Complete with its original accessories and Rolex guarantee, this first series "flat 4" Rolex ref. 16610LV is presented as a true time capsule in "new old stock" condition, retaining its original factory case stickers and inner bracelet clasp factory sticker. This first execution ref. 16610LV Submariners have sky-rocketed in desirability as a result of a cult collector following fascinated with the transitional nuances that set these early examples apart from the rest of the 16610 reference range.

Stock # RLXSUB16610LV-8
Brand Rolex
Style Submariner 
Model 16610LV
Serial F3XXXXX
Size Men's
Material Stainless Steel
Dial Glossy Black "Mk. I"
Millimeters 40
Bracelet Rolex Oyster 93250 Bracelet W/ Solid Pieces

 

CASE & BRACELET

The case remains in unworn and unpolished "new old stock" condition and retains the original factory stickers on the case sides. The original "flat 4" bezel insert is in perfect condition and retains a crisp green color. The case back retains its original green Rolex factory sticker. The original bracelet is unworn with the red factory inner clasp sticker intact. The bracelet features 11 links with a half link and no stretch present.

DIAL & HANDS 

The original glossy black Mk. I "Maxi" dial is flawless. The original luminova hands are flawless.

ACCESSORIES 

The watch comes complete with its original inner and outer boxes, Rolex guarantee paper, booklets, plastic bezel protector, chronometer hangtag, and booklets. 

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