What is a flat 4 Kermit?

What is a flat 4 Kermit?

In 2010, the Kermit was replaced by the reference 116610LV also known as ‘The Hulk’. As is typical for Rolex, the brand has made many small adjustments to the 116610 LV during these 7 production years. The most well-known being the flat four bezel, which indicates that the number ‘4’ on the bezel has a flat top.

What is Rolex Kermit?

Introduced in 2003, the Rolex Kermit was launched to mark the 50th anniversary of the Rolex Submariner. The handsome and conservative dive watch was considered a classic; and the bright green aluminum bezel of the Kermit was a bold, unorthodox move.

What sizes do submariners come in?

Rolex now offers a 40mm Yacht-Master, this new 41mm Submariner, a 42mm Yacht-Master, a 43mm Sea-Dweller, and a 44mm Deepsea (as well as one outlier – a 37mm Yacht-Master in precious metals).

When was the Rolex Kermit released?

The Rolex Submariner 16610LV Kermit was release in 2004 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Submariner and featured a black “MAXI” dial with slightly larger hour markers and hands than the standard 16610 Date.

What is the Rolex flat 4?

It includes an integral stainless-steel deployment oyster bracelet, and a graduated, unidirectional, rotating original “Flat 4” green bezel for measuring elapsed time. The 40mm diameter three-body case is polished and brushed, with a screw-down case back.

Is Rolex Kermit a good investment?

The Kermit tends to appeal to traditional Sub collectors, while contemporary Rolex connoisseurs are drawn to the Hulk. Both the Hulk and the Rolex Kermit are superior watches that will only continue to climb in value. There’s no wrong choice here, and both will continue to be a great time keeping investment.

Is Rolex Kermit worth it?

It is an extremely reliable caliber and the most popular as it maintains perfect accuracy throughout time. The Rolex Kermit features 31 jewels and has 28800 beats per hour, with 50 hours of power reserve. It’s also waterproof down to 1,000ft!

Which is better Submariner or Datejust?

In short, the Submariner is a purpose-built professional dive watch, while the Datejust is a robust and reliable watch designed for everyday wear and use. Since the Submariner was specifically designed to be used underwater, it includes a number of additional design elements that cater to the needs of scuba divers.

What is the smallest Submariner?

As of 2020, the Submariner is the smallest Rolex dive watch with an official case-diameter of 41mm (the previous generation measured 40mm in diameter), while the Deepsea Sea-Dweller is the largest with a case size of 44m.

Do they still make Rolex Kermit?

The Rolex Submariner “Kermit” was discontinued after seven years of production in 2010, ushering in the era of the “Hulk” Submariner (now discontinued).

Is Rolex Kermit rare?

The “Kermit,” released in 2003, predates the “Hulk” and was the first Submariner to feature the color green. This is a real novelty because colorful accents have always been rare on steel Rolex sports models, bar a few GMT-Masters.

When was Kermit discontinued?

The Rolex Submariner “Kermit” was discontinued after seven years of production in 2010, ushering in the era of the “Hulk” Submariner (now discontinued).

Which ref 16610lv model is the true anniversary model?

The most well-known is that of the FAT 4 bezel. (Or FLAT 4, as it is also called.) The first generation of the Ref 16610LV is the Mark I. This model is also referred to as the FAT 4. You could say this is the true anniversary model.

How much did the 16610lv cost at launch?

At the time of launch, the Ref 16610LV retailed for around US$5,000. Even when production ceased in 2010 there was not an immediate jump in price. Not like what happened with the Ref 116710BLNR Batman last year.

What is the difference between a Rolex 1660lv and 16610lv?

The 1660LV featured the new ”Maxi dial”, which means that it has larger hour markers and fatter hands that improves the readability thanks to its enlarged applied indexes and fatter hands. As such, the Submariner 16610LV was the first Submariner to feature Rolex’s now iconic Maxi dial which was originally seen on the Yacht-Master released in 1991.

What does 16610t mean on a LV case?

Second case: The first production LV’s featured the new ‘T’ case with solid lugs and the model number 16610T engraved between the lugs, with “T”. T stands for “Trou Borgne”, which means “blind hole”. It is important to note that the model number engraved on the case does NOT have the suffix LV.