It goes without saying that, in recent years, the Submariner has become one of the most difficult, new watches to get your hands on. The combination perfect design and bullet proof reliability coupled with limited access to new product, have fueled the pre-owned appetite for this watch. It can be hard to justify paying over retail for a watch that is not truly vintage or thought to have not yet earned its place in history due to a relatively young age. So what makes the watch at hand special? This model has the serial number engraved on the rehaut. This may not seem significant but this reference, 16610 only had the engraved rehaut for one year before the change was made to reference 116610. It is small but significant details like this that ensure the desire for, and value of this watch will most certainly increase over the years. This watch was serviced in May of 2019 and comes with box and papers..