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ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK: Our 5 Minute Review

by Paul Symonds January 06, 2021 3 min read

ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK: Our 5 Minute Review | Swiss Watch Trader

OUR 5 MINUTE REVIEW OF THE ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK

Sit back and read our 5 minute review of the Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk. The 116610LV Hulk is the most recent stainless steel Submariner to be discontinued, replaced by the 126610LV in 2020. Throughout its 10 year production the watch remained unchanged featuring the divisive 40mm MAXI case and distinctive green dial with chromalight blue lume and cerachrom green bezel.

OUR ROLEX SUBMARINER REVIEWS

 

ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK

Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk

The Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk was released in 2010 and used the same 40mm MAXI case as the Rolex Submariner 116610LN Date. The 116610LV Hulk featured a number of upgrades over the previous generation Submariner 16610LV Kermit - including a green ceramic bezel with platinum inserts. Rolex calls this material "cerachrom" which unlike the aluminium bezel of the 16610LV is scratch resistant. The Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk is powered by the same calibre 3135 automatic movement as the 16610LV Kermit. The green dial and hands of the 116610LV Hulk were however upgraded to include Rolex's Chronalight material. This luminous material has a blue glow when subjected to sunlight rather than the green glow as per previous versions. The bracelet on the Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk also saw a huge improvement. The 116610LV Hulk is fitted with an oyster bracelet with internal glide-lock clasp and extension system. The Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk retained the engraved inner rehaut with the serial number displayed at the 6 o'clock position.

 

Brand: Rolex
Model Name: Submariner Date
Model Number: 116610LV Hulk
Case Size: 40mm
Case Material: 904L Stainless Steel
Movement: Rolex Calibre 3135
Depth Rating: 300m
Bezel: Unidirectional Green Cerachrom - 120 Click
Glass: Sapphire Crystal

 

ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK: 2010 - 2020

Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk

 

Serial Numbers: V, G, RANDOM
Case:
40mm stainless steel "MAXI" case
Dial:
Green - SWISS MADE - Chromalight Indices & Hands
Bezel: Green Cerachrom - Chromalight Pearl
Movement: Rolex Calibre 3135
Bracelet: Rolex Oyster 93160

 

ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK: 3135 MOVEMENT

Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk - 3135 Movement

The Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk is powered by the caliber 3135, a certified Chronometer with 31 jewels. The calibre 3135 was first announced by Rolex in 1988, and over four decades later, the movement is still in production. The rotor that powers this movement is bidirectional and when fully wound the movement will have a power reserve of 48 hours. It displays center seconds, hours, minutes, and date at 3 o’clock. The Rolex Caliber 3135 is a movement that is used in a large number of watches from Rolex. As such, if you see a Rolex watch with a date function, chances are, it is powered by the 3135.

 

BUYING A ROLEX SUBMARINER 116610LV HULK

Our collection of Rolex watches for sale include the Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk. At Swiss Watch Trader we specialise in selling only the very best examples of the classic Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk and unless there is a valid reason, ALL our Rolex Submariner watches will include their original boxes and papers. When buying any Rolex Submariner you need to ensure you are getting the very best example with as much of the original paraphernalia as possible. You should always look for a Rolex Submariner that is complete with its original inner and outer boxes, warranty certificate or card, manuals, hang tags and if possible original sales receipt. For more information on how to buy a Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk from Swiss Watch Trader and the the services we offer including buying a Rolex Submariner Hulk on finance, head over to the information section.

Want to know more about the Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk? Why not read our article on the History of the Rolex Submariner which as well at the 116610LV Hulk, details a brief history of the many versions of the Rolex Submariner since its release in 1954. For more information on other Rolex watch models including the Sea Dweller, Daytona and Explorer, head over to the News & Reviews section. Please get in touch if you have any questions about any of our new, used, pre-owned and second hand Rolex Submariner watches.

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Paul Symonds
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