Quick Answer: How Many Rolex Submariners Made Per Year?


The number of watches produced at Rolex every year (which is only known because Rolex has its movements certified by the official Swiss chronometer control center, COSC, and their numbers are public).

Why are Rolex Submariners so expensive?

The materials are very expensive. Rolex, for example, tends to use 904L steel which is leagues ahead of even most luxury market equivalents. They tend to use 316L steel. This makes them harder, shinier and also more expensive by default.

Do Rolex keep their value?

As they say in the business, most watches are like new cars and depreciate the minute you strap them on your wrist. But is this the case with every watch brand? Thankfully, no. Ask if Rolex watches can hold their value or even appreciate down the line and the answer is yes.

What year did Rolex Submariner change?

The Rolex Submariner 16610 was first introduced in 1989 as a Date model with a water resistance of 300 meters (1000 feet). This particular model was produced until 2010 when it was discontinued and replaced with the Submariner Date 116610 model.

Where is Rolex manufactured?