Project X Designs’ 1967 Heritage Edition Sea-Dweller is an $18,000 Tribute to One of the Greatest Rolexes Ever
At the most recent variant of Baselworld, Rolex drew out a 50th anniversary release of its incredible Sea-Dweller, complete with the popular red content. Regardless of the foreseen shortage of the new model, not the entirety of the retro changes satisfied stalwart Rolex fans, for whom the first Double Red Sea-Dweller stays a sacred goal. Presently London’s renowned Project X Designs has come out with their own accolade for the 1967 unique with those perfectionists in mind.
At the most recent form of Baselworld, Rolex drew out a 50th anniversary version of its incredible Sea-Dweller. (credit: aBlogtoWatch.com)
Priced at about $18,000, it addresses a critical premium over the new Sea-Dweller Ref. 126600 , which is estimated at $11,350 – expecting you can get hold of one. For the entirety of its surface great looks, some would say Rolex went all in all too far modernizing the new 43mm Sea-Dweller, particularly with the expansion of a “Cyclops” date focal point, which many think ruins the model’s smoothed out look.
Priced at about $18,000, it addresses a huge premium over the new Sea-Dweller Ref. 126600, which is estimated at $11,350.
The Project X rendition doesn’t have the dubious cyclops focal point, one sign that it is truth be told made to intently look like the most punctual model Sea-Dwellers referred to differently as the “Single Red”, the “MK0”, “MK1” and “Patent Pending”, which can command $500,000 or more on the uncommon events when they surface at closeout. Undertaking X’s piece depends on the fired bezel Sea-Dweller Ref. 116600, the dominant Sea-Dweller model before Rolex’s update. It is restricted to only 67 models to pay tribute to the first presentation year. Different hints with regards to its motivation incorporate the curiously large word DATE in reverence to the first run through a Rolex plunge watch had featured this complication; the vintage patinated style of brief markers; and obvious haul openings looking into the issue sides.
The case back highlights the words ‘OYSTER GAS ESCAPE VALVE’ & ‘PATENT PENDING’.
The case back highlights the words ‘OYSTER GAS ESCAPE VALVE’ & ‘PATENT PENDING’ in the style, text style and position of the first vintage ‘Single Red’ Sea-Dweller got done with a dark polish bezel, and the interesting restricted version number for each watch is written in the accompanying organization: ‘1.67’ It’s not the first run through Project X, whose passed out watches have been spotted on the wrists of Kanye West and Daniel Craig, has delivered a “legacy” release of an amazing Rolex model . Truth be told it foreseen another crushing Rolex plan, the new cerachrome Daytona, with a restricted release form that joined a portion of the popular “Paul Newman” properties for sure. Watch out for these folks…
The Sea-Dweller isn’tthe just watch getting love at Baselworld 2017.