Rolex Submariner

Below is a reference chart of the Rolex Submariner. Organized by metal and year, you can learn the model number, movement, and a distinguishing feature of the new revision. To help you understand these mechanical updates, click on the links below the "Features Introduced" column to view explanatory photographs.

Submariner Oyster Perpetual Date

Two-Tone Steel &18kt Yellow Gold

Year   Model Number   Movement     Features Introduced
1980s   16803   30.35      
1987-1999   16613   31.35      
2000-2004   16613   31.35     Sold End Links
2004-2007   16613   31.35     No Holes in Case
2007-2010   16613   31.35     Inner Bezel Engraving
2010   116613   31.35     Ceramic Bezel


Stainless Steel

Year   Model Number   Movement     Features Introduced
1980s-1995   16800   30.35      
1996   16610   31.35      
2000-2004   16610   31.35     Solid End Links
2003-2009   16610V   31.35     Anniversary Green Bezel
2004-2007   16610   31.35     No Holes in Case
2007-2010   16610   31.35     Inner Bezel Engraving
2010   116610   31.35     Ceramic Bezel


18kt Yellow Gold

Year   Model Number   Movement     Features Introduced
1990-1997   16803   31.35     Reads "T" for Tritium Dial
1997-2000   16618   31.35     Reads "Swiss" on Dial
2000-2004   16618   31.35     Holes in Case
2004-2007   16618   31.35     No Holes in Case
2007-2010   16618   31.35     Inner Bezel Engraving
2010   116618   31.35     Ceramic Bezel


White Gold

Year   Model Number   Movement     Features Introduced
2008 +   116619   31.35    

No Holes in Case, Ceramic Bezel,

Inner Bezel Engraving, & Solid End Links

Submariner Oyster Perpetual No-Date

Stainless Steel

Year   Model Number   Movement      
1989-1999   14060   30.30      
2001-2006   14060M   31.30     Movement Change
2007 +   14060M   31.30     Chronometer (COSO) Certified