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Previous Next Up Topic WATCHES / Resources & Reviews / Rolex model numbers (4932 hits)
By Ayjay (Forum Administrator) Date 2005-05-08 08:39 Edited 2007-07-24 16:51
What Do The Numbers Mean...
Rolex model numbers currently are either four, five or six digits. The first two or three describes the type of watch. If the watch has five digits, the second from the last describes (some exceptions) the type of bezel and the last describes the material that the watch is made from.

Type of Watch:

Oyster Perpetual - 10, 140, 142
Airking - 55 & 140
Date - 15 & 150
Datejust - 16 & 162
Daytona Manual Wind - 62
Daytona Cosmograph - 165, 1165
Explorer II - 165
Sea Dweller - 16 & 166
Submariner  - 16, 166 & 168
Submariner (no date) - 55 & 140
GMT Master - 16, 65, 167
GMT Master II - 167, 1167
Oysterquartz Datejust - 170
Oysterquartz Day-Date - 190
Day-Date (President) - 65, 66, 18, 180, 182 & 183
Yachtmaster - 166, 686 & 696
Midsize Oyster Perp DJ - 68, 682
Ladies Oyster Perpetual  - 67, 671, 672
Ladies Date - 65, 69, 691 & 692
Ladies Datejust -  65, 69, 691 & 692

Type of Bezel...

           0 Polished
           1 Finely Engine Turned
           2 Engine Turned
           3 Fluted
           4 Hand-Crafted
           5 Pyramid
           6 Rotating Bezel

Type of Material...

            0  Stainless
            1  Yellow Gold Filled
            2  White Gold Filled
            3  Stainless & Yellow Gold
            4  Stainless with 18k White Gold
            5  Gold Shell
            6  Platinum
            7  14k Yellow Gold
            8  18k Yellow Gold
            9  18k White Gold
I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my Grandfather did......not screaming & shouting like his passengers.
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