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Rolex Submariner Ref. 14060

Here we have the sweet-spot Submariner No-Date for you!

Sweet-spot? Yes! This is the almost the last generation to feature the aluminum bezel insert, and more slender case. Two elements that provide it with a more subdued, classical aesthetic as compared to later ceramic, maxi case models.

At the same time, this Ref. 14060 was already fitted with a bulletproof caliber and sapphire crystal.

So if you are looking for a Rolex Submariner No-Date that is a little more rugged than a ref. 5513 and a little less blingy than a ref. 114060, this is that perfect sweet-spot for you!

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€ 7.950

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Details
Brand Rolex
Movement Automatic
Model Submariner
Diameter 40 mm
Reference 14060
Bracelet/strap: Steel
Year of production (circa) 1996
Lug Width 20 mm
Material Steel
Set Content Watch only
Crystal Sapphire
Warranty 2 year (AWCo)
Dial color Black
Backstory

The Sea-Dweller is a more hardcore version of the Submariner. Quite literally, as it was developed with French marine engineering company Comex on the Submariner platform, to withstand greater depths. The Ref. 5514 Submariner formed the starting point. A tougher case back and a helium escape valve were added, upping the water resistance to 2000 feet or 610 meters. The Sea-Dweller Ref. 1665 was born in 1967.

A date complication was required, because many professional dives and decompression sessions would last days or even weeks. The helium escape valve prevented the crystal from popping out when saturation diving. An issue the Submariner would never run into during more casual SCUBA dives.

The Ref. 1665 came in several different dial variants, throughout its 16 years in production. From Double red Sea-Dwellers to Great whites and several subtle variations with differing degrees of rarity within those variants. A particularly legendary version is the Single red, of which only 12 are known to exist.

The Rolex Sea-Dweller was updated to the Ref. 16660 in 1978. The tritium dial was replaced by a LumiNova version in 1998/99. Several other variations exist within this reference. Later updates, among which the Deepsea and the James Cameron, saw an increase in size and a ceramic bezel, among other updates.

The Sea-Dweller is arguably the most toolish of all Rolex models. Where the Submariner has become a cross-over between diving and casual wear, the Sea-Dweller always remained a tool for exploring the bottom of the ocean. While quite similar to the Sub in appearance, it does convey a lot of that feeling when you handle it. So if you are of the adventurous inclination, the Sea-Dweller might just suit you perfectly. And do not worry if you put a scratch on it. Looks even better!

Shipping

At AWCo we put the safety of our shipments upfront at all times. Therefore, we ship all our packages insured.

We strive to promptly handle packages to minimize delays. Delivery times begin from the day of dispatch. While we make every effort to ensure smooth delivery, we cannot be held responsible for delays caused by destination customs, local duties, taxes, or lost items during transit.

Certainly, we understand that overloaded mail-order companies can also contribute to potential delays in the delivery process. Despite our best efforts, external factors beyond our control may affect shipping times. Rest assured, we remain committed to providing timely service and will work diligently to ensure your order reaches you as promptly as possible. For any inquiries or updates, feel free to reach out to us at info@awco.nl. Your satisfaction is our priority.

Brand

Rolex

Model

Reference

14060

Year of production (circa)

1996

Material

Steel

Crystal

Sapphire

Dial color

Black

Movement

Automatic

Diameter

40 mm

Bracelet/strap:

Steel

Lug Width

20 mm

Set Content

Watch only