Rolex Submariner Date 16610LV 50th Anniversary Green Bezel with Papers


A Mk2 dial and a Bertolli bezel…

The Submariner was unveiled in 1953 and to celebrate the iconic dive watch’s 50th anniversary, Rolex released the 16610LV in 2003. The ‘LV’ had a green bezel and a glossy dial with oversized hour markers and slightly thicker hands that Rolex termed the Maxi dial.

This was the first time the brand used the term officially, although collectors had been using the term Maxi for some 70s matte dialed Subs for many years before!
The case and dial both remain in really superb condition, with this example housing a Mk2 dial type.

The green bezel insert is also in excellent condition with a very nice light green colour that gives it a hue we call “Bertolli olive oil colour”! The watch comes with its original guarantee card, that states a 2010 sale date, booklet and card holder.
The solid link Oyster bracelet, ref 93250, is in fantastic condition and has a clasp stamped ‘PJ 7’ and is fitted with solid endlinks. The watch has been fully serviced by our watchmaker.


- Reference 16610LV
- 40mm steel no-lug-holes case
- Serial M92xxxx dating to 2008
- Black glossy Mk2 dial with Maxi markers
- Green bezel insert with gentle fade
- Guarantee, booklet and card holder
- Oyster bracelet 93250 with solid endlinks
- Fully checked by our watchmaker
- One-year mechanical warranty
- Includes a handmade leather watch pouch
- Free worldwide Fedex Priority shipping

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Each vintage timepiece is individually selected and carefully inspected by our team of experts. After we buy a watch it is mechanically inspected and fully checked by our watchmaker. If necessary, the movement will be fully serviced and tested to ensure it is running to our exacting standards.

We will always describe the watch as fully as we can in our sales texts. Our zoomable images are of the highest possible quality and form an important part of each watch’s description. We will never hide or cover up any element of any watch we sell.

Key to our unparalleled service is Fedex Priority shipping, fully insured. Once you have received your watch, we encourage you to inspect it thoroughly. If you are not 100% satisfied, please let us know. We offer a 14 days return policy. Simply return the watch to get a full refund of the original purchase price.

Our Warranty

We offer a one-year warranty on the mechanical function of the watch, starting from the day of purchase. We do not guarantee the waterproof nature of any (vintage) watch, unless expressly made in writing. Therefore, our warranty will not cover any damage done to the case and/or movement by water or moisture entering the watch. Our warranty does not apply to accidental damage or mishandling of your watch and does not extend to the bracelet, case parts (including pushers, winding stem, crown and bezel), watch glass, dial and hands.

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At Bulang and Sons we have sold thousands of watches over the years. We are a small team of experienced collectors and connoisseurs who are all part of an extensive global network of buyers and sellers. We have a great reputation for offering only the highest quality watches. We have one simply rule: we only buy and sell watches we want to own ourselves. And yes, we are still collectors too.

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