Mark I!

What a stroke of luck to find a NOS, Mark I Submariner 16610LV, which arrived today still stickered up and with a clasp that has clearly barely been opened. It’s absolutely like new, and being a genuinely collectible version I couldn’t have asked for more. Stickers are now off and the watch is on my wrist.

What’s a Mark I, then? The characteristics of the Mark I are…

Plain rehault, oval “O” on Rolex and correctly aligned font

Flat 4 insert

“5 ticks”

Anyway, I’m really delighted. This is my third LV and what I’ve learnt is that it really is my perfect modern diver. Consequently, mistakes of the past will not be repeated! And here’s a few more shots…

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