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How rare is the sea-dweller?

How rare is the sea-dweller?

Only 12 in Exsistence. For starters, there are only about a dozen Single Red Sea-Dweller watches known to still be in existence today.

Will the sea-dweller be discontinued?

Rolex Sea-Dweller Ceramic 40mm ref. It was introduced in March 2014, available from retailers in 2015 and officially discontinued in the first quarter of 2017.

Is Rolex Deepsea collectible?

The Rolex Deepsea Ref 116660 D-Blue Dial. Regardless of the mixed feedback, these watches were quite sought after for a while. There was even speculation that they would become collectible. It’s not clear whether things have quite panned out that way though.

Who is the expert in double Red Sea Watch?

Ed is one of the leading experts in Rolex Double Red Sea Dwellers. In 2004, Ed created DoubleRedSeaDweller.com to help like-minded collectors. Ed is a passionate Rolex watch collector and author.

When did the Rolex Sea Dweller come out?

Before the first Sea-Dwellers became publicly available in 1967, Rolex produced various prototypes. These were marked by a single line of red text on the dial which read “Sea-Dweller”. As the first true Sea-Dwellers, most (not all) also boasted a helium escape valve as well as a date at 3 o’clock and 500m of water resistance.

Why was the 1665 double Red Sea Dweller called reference 1665?

The new model was called reference 1665 and based out of the existing Submariner model. This was evident since a Submariner’s thin case was used for the early Sea-Dwellers and a Helium Escape Valve (HEV) was added to be able to withstand much larger depth ratings.

What was the special edition of the Sea Dweller?

The special edition was named the Deepsea Sea-Dweller D-Blue. Everything was the same save for the dial, which now had a blue-to-black gradient symbolizing the trip Cameron embarked on. As the black-dial variant, the D-blue Deepsea was also quite successful.