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Rolex Submariner 16803 18K Gold and Stainless Steel Automatic Wristwatch

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A 1988 Rolex Submariner 16803 18K gold and stainless steel automatic wristwatch. This is a luxury watch that sets the standard for dive watches and style. The watch features an 18k yellow gold unidirectional bezel with a blue insert and knurled edges. The bezel frames a black dial contrasted with white and gold hour markers, Mercedes style hands and a magnified date window at 3 o’clock. This watch has a satin stainless steel case with a gold crown and is displayed on an 18k yellow gold and stainless steel Oyster bracelet that finishes with a fold-over clasp.
Brand: Rolex
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Submariner
Model Number: 16803
Bezel Material: 18K Yellow Gold
Case Material: Stainless Steel
Caseback Material: Stainless Steel
Movement: Rolex Cal.3035, 27 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: 1988
Markings to Inside: Montres Rolex SA. Geneva Switzerland, Stainless Steel, Rolex SA,16800
Functions: Date Window, Screw Lock Crown, Unidirectional Bezel
Clasp Style: Fold Over
Bracelet/Fob Material: 18K Yellow Gold, Stainless Steel
Bracelet/Fob Style: Oyster
Bracelet/Fob Length: 8.00"
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated by an independent Watch Specialist using industry standard testing to ensure metal content and accuracy. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate​ ​(WSRMC/DCCJVS).
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under Dimensions.
    Standard women’s sizes run between 26mm and 38mm.
    Standard men’s sizes run between 38mm and 50mm.
  • Secondhand jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.


- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- magnified date window.
- includes box and papers.


- lug to lug measurement is 47.50 mm.
- case to case measurement is 40.00 mm.
- the total approximate weight, inclusive of all materials, is 91.00 dwt.

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