Although it does not contain a chronometer-certified movement, the Rolex Submariner is the classic Rolex dive watch, and its 28-year-long production run is testament to its rock-solid (albeit non-COSC-certified) movement, versatile design, and timeless good looks. In fact, during the 1960s, while on vacation in England, a friend of the Prince of Kuwait purchased himself a brand-new reference 5513 Rolex Submariner with the hopes of impressing his royal companion when he returned home.
As the Cheap Replica Watches had just been introduced by Rolex a few years prior in 1962, it was still a relatively new design, and was considered to be a state-of-the-art dive instrument, intended to accompany divers and oceanographers as they explored the ocean’s depths.
Given that the original owner purchased this Cheap Rolex Replica with the intent of impressing the Prince of Kuwait, this particular Rolex Submariner 5513 was not destined for a life of rough treatment and abuse, as many of the other reference 5513 Rolex Submariners of the time would have been. The reference 5513 Rolex Submariner was a popular choice for various nations’ military branches, and many were lost or destroyed while in use.The Rolex Submariner was introduced in 1962, and matte dials replaced gilt dials just a few years later in 1967, a very small percentage of the reference 5513 Rolex Submariners ever produced are fitted with gilt dials – especially considering the 28-year-long production run of the Rolex Submariner. Furthermore, a good number of these original gilt dials were replaced with matte service dials when the watches were sent in to Cheap Rolex Replica UK for repair and servicing. Here’s the original meters-first, two line gilt dial as close as possible to how it looked the day it was produced.
The bezel insert is the original “fat font” insert rather than being a service insert, or one from a later-era Rolex Submariner. The service inserts that Rolex uses as replacements for the watches that they repair has a font that is significantly thinner than the original Rolex Submariner inserts. Even later-era, original reference 5513 Rolex Submariner inserts have fonts that are noticeably thinner than the original “fat font” inserts that were first fitted to the Rolex Submariners during the 1960s.
This particular bezel insert has a subtle but even fading in its color, yet there are no major marks or scratches in its finish, which is especially rare for a watch of this age. The luminescent pearl in the bezel insert is also fantastically well preserved without any cracks or chips, and its color perfectly matches the patina of the luminous paint on the dial and hands.Given that it was Fake Rolex Watches standard, non-chronometer-certified dive watch, a large number of Rolex Submariners were produced throughout its 28-year-long production run, and a wide variety of subtle differences exist depending on the year that the individual watch was manufactured. With that in mind, a small percentage of all the Rolex Submariners ever produced actually possess the specific qualities that would classify them as rare, collector’s items.
It is these subtle details and seemingly insignificant nuances that define a true collector’s piece, and ultimately have them clamoring and hunting for the pieces. Usually, a lot of these Rolex Submariner Replica have been fussed with or bear the scars of time, but seeing one that saw royally gentle use is a real treat for the enthusiast.