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Vintage of the Week: Sea Dweller Ref 1665

Vintage of the Week: Sea Dweller Ref 1665

A Sea Dweller Reference 1665 matured to perfection

Vintage Rolex watches, for example, the  Rolex Sea Dweller was initially evolved related to COMEX, a French company that represents considerable authority in designing and profound plunging activities. During the 1960s COMEX required a jumping watch for their expert jumpers to utilize while dealing with remote ocean oil rigs. These watches should have been waterproof up to a specific profundity to guarantee they would perform appropriately. Rolex made alterations to their ordinary Submariner watch and made the Sea Dweller. By 1967 the new Sea Dweller, ref 1665, was fitted with a helium get away from valve and offered for commercial deal. Sea Dweller ref 1665 was delivered for around ten years, from 1967 to 1977.

Bezel & Dial Rolex Sea Dweller

The helium get away from valve was a significant expansion to the Sea-Dweller reference 1665. The valve guaranteed that helium that had developed in the watch during a plunge was permitted to escape without harm to the watch or permitting water in. The very tough new Sea Dweller was equipped for perusing a profundity of 610 meters (2000 feet) without harm to the watch. Rolex likewise made different enhancements to ref 1665 including a thicker profile gem and a bigger supported case. The Oyster case includes a Triplock crown and was accessible in dazzling and strong impeccable steel.

Movement Rolex Sea Dweller

Sea Dweller 1665 highlights a type 1570, 26 gems movement. All through its creation, the dark matte dial had four distinctive dial varieties, sorted as Mark I, Mark II, Mark III and Mark IV. Ref 1665 is known as the “Twofold Red Sea Dweller” on the grounds that the dial highlights two lines of red content perusing “SEA DWELLER” and “SUBMARINER 2000.” The “Twofold Red” Sea Dweller is incredibly famous among watch gatherers, for certain forms selling for significantly more than an ordinary Sea Dweller. The dial additionally includes tritium hour markers and an opening for the date instead of the 3 o’clock mark.

Vintage Sea Dweller Reference 1665

Ref 1665 was prevailing by the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea Dweller 4000 which can arrive at a profundity of 1220 meters (4000 feet). The Sea Dweller 4000 Rolex reference number is 16600 and has been given to COMEX jumpers since 1992.

Back Case Rolex Sea Dweller

The Double Red Sea Dweller is quite possibly the most profoundly wail after vintage Rolex wristwatches. Despite the fact that at first made for jumpers, this reference has the perfect measure of style, class and usefulness to speak to a more extensive crowd. Its entrancing history, great mechanical development and remarkable red lettering make it a genuine piece of Rolex craftsmanship.

Bracelet Clasp Rolex Sea Dweller

Crown Rolex Submariner

Inside Back Case Rolex Sea Dweller

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