Rolex Submariner 16803 Transitional Reference with Faded Blue Dial
One of the most versatile and durable sports watches created by Rolex is the Rolex Submariner Ref. 16803. Though crafted from luxurious materials, such as 18k gold, the Ref. 16803 offers many scratch and fade resistant components, such as the rotating bezel. unidirectional gold coated along the knurling. This watch is considered to be the first two-tone (steel and gold) Submariner. Furthermore, this Ref. 16803 Submariner is considered a transition model and as it was the first to use the scratch resistant sapphire crystal instead of the plastic lens. The so-called transitional watches are usually produced only for a short period, in the case of this reference 16803 it was produced only for a few years. It is therefore considered a rare model. Rolex watch collectors around the world seek out the 16803 models because they hold constant value over time while offering a rich array of luxurious and technologically advanced features.
Steel & Gold