Swiss Watch Trader is an independent pre-owned Rolex watch dealer and shop selling the very best Rolex Submariner watches. Unless there is a valid reason, all our Rolex Submariner watches will include their original boxes, papers, manuals and hang tags. Buy your next Rolex Submariner watch online with your debit/credit card, PayPal or bank transfer or book an appointment to view and buy in person. All Rolex watches for sale with Swiss Watch Trader will include free UK delivery and a 12 month warranty. Our collection of pre owned, used & second hand Rolex Submariner watches include the Rolex Submariner Hulk and Rolex Submariner Kermit.
BUYING A ROLEX SUBMARINER ONLINE
When buying your next pre owned, used or second hand Rolex Submariner always check online reviews and feedback to ensure that the seller is honest and genuine. Verified reviews left by previous customers on website such as Trustpilot and Google are a great way of seeing how the watch dealer / seller operates. Also be sure you check the company out on their social media channels including Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. Check the they are posting images of the actual watches for sale and have a reasonable following. Check their website for high quality and most importantly original and un-edited images of the the watches for sale and you are interested in purchasing. Don't be afraid ask for a video if aren’t 100% sure on the condition or can’t quite see certain aspects of the watch for sale. If a seller is serious about providing the customer with all the information required to make the buying experience as stress free as possible then they will be more than happy to help. If the seller does not offer the option to view the watch in person prior to making a decision, or at least do so through high-quality imagery, then you may want to look elsewhere. At Swiss Watch Trader we always tell our customers to purchase the very best used Rolex watch, in the best condition, at the very best price with as much or the original packaging and paraphernalia as possible. Original boxes and warranty papers/card are a must with any Used or pre owned Rolex, manuals and hang tags are essential but not necessarily deal breakers (there are exceptions). Please get in touch if you have any questions about our any of our used or second hand Rolex Submariner watches for sale.
VIEWING OUR ROLEX SUBMARINER WATCHES
If you’re located in Hampshire or the surrounding areas and nervous about the prospect of buying a pre owned, used or second hand Rolex Submariner without at least seeing it first then you’re in luck. Our main office is located in Solent Business Park, Whiteley and available for in-person viewings of our Rolex Submariner watches for sale. Please note that viewing of our watches is strictly by appointment only, we do not offer a walk in service - please get in contact to book an appointment.
Do you have an old Rolex Submariner watch that you want to trade against a new model? If so, we are more than happy to take your used Rolex Submariner in part exchange. Our watch exchange services allows you to trade your Rolex watch online, using its value towards the price of another model. If you have been trying to find a watch exchange services near you but you’ve been struggling, Swiss Watch Trader’s fast, online service is the ideal solution for you. With our service, you can exchange your Rolex watch online, using its value towards a new watch. You can part exchange your Rolex watch without even having to leave the comfort of your livingroom! We will also consider your pre owned Omega, Breitling, TAG Heuer, Tudor or Panerai in part exchange against any of of Rolex Submariner watches for sale.
Have you ever asked yourself “where can I sell my Rolex” or "where can I sell my Rolex Submariner"? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We specialise in selling a wide range of Swiss watches including the Rolex Submariner. Our simple process allows you to sell your watch in just few easy steps. We are happy to consider selling your Rolex Submariner on a consignment basis taking a small free from the selling price. Your Rolex Submariner should ideally be in the best possible condition with original boxes and paperwork. This isn't a deal breaker but it will obviously effect the price we will be able to achieve for you. We are always looking for quality new, used and vintage watches and will do our upmost to get you the very best market price.
The Rolex Submariner was released by Rolex in 1954 and has since become one of the most recognisable and desirable watches in the world. The original version of the Submariner, the reference 6205 was the first to feature the now familiar dial layout with inverted triangle at the 12 o'clock position, baton markers at the 3, 6 and 9; and dot marker for the remaining hours. Early examples of the Submariner 6205 were fitted with thin, pencil shaped hands. It was not until the second series that Rolex fitted the now iconic Mercedes-style sports hands. The general design of the Rolex Submariner evolved over the years but the basic formula remains the same - a sports watch with a rotating bezel, easily readable dial and a bracelet with a divers extension.
ROLEX SUBMARINER NO DATE
The very first Rolex Submariner No Date was released by Rolex in 1954. The Submariner 6204 was the first Rolex to feature the now instantly recognisable dial lay-out of inverted triangle at the 12 o'clock position, baton 3, 6 and 9; and dot markers for the remaining hours. The Rolex Submariner No Date even made its way onto the big screen in 1962 when Sean Connery wore a Submariner reference 6538 in the first James Bond film: Dr No. In 1959 Rolex fitted the Rolex Submariner No Date with a pair a shoulders to protect the crown, these became know as crown guards. The Rolex Submariner 5513 was released in 1962 and remains in production until 1989 when it was replaced with the Rolex Submariner 14060 No Date. Improvements over the 5513 include the addition of a sapphire crystal and triplock crown which increased the depth rating of the Rolex Submariner 14060 no date to 300m. The Rolex Submariner 14060M No Date was released in 1999 and replaced the 14060 - the additional M standing for "modified". Improvements over the 14060 include the updated 3130 calibre movement which boasted a larger balance wheel and full balance bridge. The Rolex Submariner 114060 No Date was released at Baselworld in 2012 and featured the same 40mm MAXI case as the 116610LN, a black Cerachom (ceramic) bezel divers scale, sapphire crystal, oyster bracelet with glide-lock clasp and powered by the Rolex calibre 3130 automatic movement. The Rolex Submariner 114060 No Date was eventually discontinued in 2020 when the 41mm Rolex Submariner 124060 was released.
The Rolex Submariner Date was first released 1969. The Rolex Submariner 1680 was the first Submariner to feature a date window at the 3 o'clock position. The Rolex Submariner continued to evolve through the 1970's and in 1979 Rolex released the 5 digit version of the Submariner starting with the 16800. This transitional Submariner featured a number of upgrades on previous version including a sapphire crystal, the patented Trip-lock crown, a depth rating of 300m (1,000ft) and a ratcheted, unidirectional rotating bezel. In 1988 the Rolex Submariner 16610 was released. This version of the Submariner Date is powered by the brands longest serving movement, the automatic Rolex calibre 3135. The Rolex Submariner 16610 Date features a 40mm stainless steel case and a Rolex Oyster bracelet with folding clasp and divers extension. The Rolex Submariner 16610 Date was eventially discontinued in 2010 and replaced with the Rolex Submariner 116610LN.
We specialise in vintage Rolex Watches including the classic Rolex Submariner 5513. This model was in production between 1962 and 1989 and featured a 40mm stainless steel case, 60 minute rotating divers bezel and was powered by the Rolex calibre 1520 automatic movement. Early 5513’s were fitted with meters first gilt gloss dials. The dials evolved over the year to include the matte serif and non serif, Pre-Comex and the MAXI. The last of the 5513’s were fitted with gloss dials which featured applied hour markers in white gold.
ROLEX SUBMARINER 16610 LV KERMIT
The Rolex Submariner 16610LV Kermit was released 2004 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Submariner. The Kermit was powered by the same automatic movement but featured a black "MAXI" dial with slightly larger hour markers and hands than the standard 16610 Date. The Rolex Kermit also features the distinctive green LV (Lunette Verte) bezel insert.
The Rolex Submariner 116610LV Hulk was released in 2010, replacing the 16610LV Kermit. The LV or 'lunette verte' was originally released in 2003 the celebrate the watches 50th anniversary. The Rolex Hulk features a stainless steel 40mm MAXI case, LV green ceramic bezel with divers scale, green dial, calibre 3135 automatic movement and oyster bracelet with glide-lock clasp. The Rolex Submariner 116610LV 'Hulk' was eventually discontinued in 2020 when the 41mm Rolex Submariner 126610LV 'Starbucks' was released.