Many watch lovers have eyes only for Rolex submariner, but we never know its history, today let me take you into the long history of Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Series, and uncover the previous and present life of Rolex submariner series together.
Rolex oyster perpetual submariner type is a model of watch that is sturdy and durable and tailored for diving. Over decades, Rolex has always followed the concept of brand, and never changed its original intention. Submariner is a Rolex product line. This legendary watch was originally a tool watch, in the worldwide upsurge of the development of undersea resources, submariner’s excellent characteristics make it the best companion for underwater exploration, its unique and magnificent appearance not only captivates the sea, but also renders people in love with its charm, nowadays, it is used not only for professional divers, but for many people in a daily use , and it even becomes a fashionable object, from which a kind of watch culture is derived.
Submariner series has several models, this time the best-selling model will be introduced to you: 116610LV. She is visually different from the last generation of green submariners in color, her color is more secludedly green. She is the model of Rolex that has been pursued by the watch fans all over the world! It is the surface and color of outer ring that differentiate her from the black submariner that has a calendar , the two are totally identical in other aspects.
Powerful and Strong Heart Of Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner Series
The Rolex cal.3135 movement is reputed as the king of Automatic winding movement, its excellence has a natural reason. Today we will talk about the automatic winding movement of this cal.3135. 3135 movement was introduced officially in 1988, due to its stability and accuracy, it has won the praise of everyone. Over 25 years of development, it still holds the crown in the circle of movements, and it is also the most fundamental movement among Rolex series.
Outstanding Performer Among the Diver Watches
When the Rolex develops the submariner series, it is intended to make a sturdy and reliable diving watch, it is designed technically and functionally for professional divers. The innovative designs and inventions employed by Rolex in the development of submariner series have made great contributions to the development of international standards later, and Rolex submariner series has been established with a very strong foothold among the diving watches.
The design of Rolex submariner series is everlasting, its remarkable charm not only conquers the sea and ocean, and the functional design based on original intention render it to be a role model of watch.
Watertight as a Steel Monster
The winding watch crown is used as the only junction between the interior of wristwatch and outside world, the superiority of Rolex in this field plays a decisive role in ensuring the waterproofness. Today, the submariner possesses the globally-leading technology, equipped with a triple padlock winding watch crown, which is composed of more than 10 different parts. The crown is tightly screwed on the oyster watch case, offering a perfect waterproofness for submariner, and the waterproof depth of it is more than 300 meters.
Rotary Outer Ring: the Secret of Roaming in the Deep Sea
To ensure the safety of life, divers have to determine how long they can stay underwater. One can accurately and reliably record how long a diver stays underwater simply by rotating the submariner’s scale outer ring counterclockwise and neatly.
Rolex Innovative Technology
Rolex Submariner employs many innovative techniques to make the watch easier to operate. For example, when one wears a wrist watch in diving suit, through the Rolex glidelock extension device, you can adjust the length of the strap faster. The dials are designed with simple and clear shapes, such as triangle, circle and rectangular markings, and large design of hour and minute hand , designed to be clearly legible and to prevent effectively misreading. In addition, the noctilucent display of chromalight technology emits long-lasting Blue light, even in the dark environment, the time display is still clear and readable at a glance.
History of Rolex Watch Making
During the initial stage of the development of the Watch, Rolex cooperated with professional divers to make the oyster-type perpetual-motion submariner series more practical and perfect in technical features. This wristwatch was firstly released in 1953, forthwith followed by the introduction of new models in the next year with a doubled compression resistance, allowing for a dive deep to 200 meters (660 feet) , meanwhile the size of the double padlock winding crown was increased to make it easier for user to operate
In 1959, some appearance features of submariner series began to take shape: the diameter of watchcase was increased from 38mm to 40mm, and shoulder pad was added to both sides of watch crown. The outer ring was added with scale, the initial 15 minutes was marked by minute scale, meanwhile a pattern was added to the convenience of manual rotation. In 1969, the submariner calendar type was released.
In 1977, the triple padlock winding crown equipped with triple waterproof system was released. 2 years later, the submariner was able to extend its waterproof depth to 300 meters (1000 feet). Meanwhile, this model also had a blue crystal mirror face. Since 1985, Rolex has been making watchcase with high-performance 904L steel. Up to 2012, the models of submariner series all used the latest design, along with new-type ceramic word ring, Cerachrom, which is resistant to scraping, and the Chromalight noctilucence display that emits a permanent blue light.
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