The Rolex Submariner is truly a classic and much sought after wristwatch, although they come in various guises they are a tool watch designed to be used and used well. This incarnation comes in the stainless steel and 18 kt gold flavour but having spent most of its 19 year life on a building site it was long over due a bit of TLC.
The casing and bracelet had seen better days and this would require some careful clean up to get it back to decent shape. The movement ( cal 3135 ) was working only on & off and with poor timing which indicates something is not quite right on the inside.
Given the cost of servicing for a Rolex these days the customers main concern was getting the watch back to good order but within a budget, two words which do not really match is Rolex & Budget but nevertheless onward we go......
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