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Old 9 September 2010, 02:27 PM   #1
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"Rolex Rolex Rolex" inside bezel

When (year) did Rolex start engraving "Rolex Rolex Rolex" inside their bezels? What models? Also, when did they start engraving the Rolex crown onto their dials in the 6 o'clock position? Thanks for any help!
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Old 9 September 2010, 08:29 PM   #2
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The rolexrolexrolex was commenced with the Z serial in or about 2008.

The lazer etched coronet at 6 O'Clock in the crystal commenced around the "Y" serial in or about 2004-5.

These are my rough recollections I may be off by a year or two
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Old 9 September 2010, 09:10 PM   #3
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When (year) did Rolex start engraving "Rolex Rolex Rolex" inside their bezels? What models? Also, when did they start engraving the Rolex crown onto their dials in the 6 o'clock position? Thanks for any help!
It was around 2001 the Laser Etched Hologram on the Crystal started to appear on some models.Then from 2004 Serial F/D on some models but not all the Rolex/serial on the Rehaut ring started.
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Old 9 September 2010, 09:35 PM   #4
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My wife has an A series DJ with the coronet on the crystal. That series started a new movement for ladies DJ. That was the first of the etching.
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Old 10 September 2010, 03:25 AM   #5
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inner bezel, rehaut engraving is absent from the Sea Dweller, that's it post 07
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Old 5 October 2013, 08:31 PM   #6
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Thank- you the answer is the "Z" letter or 2007 right?
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Thank- you the answer is the "Z" letter or 2007 right?
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Old 5 October 2013, 08:50 PM   #8
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My Explorer Z serial sold in Sept 2006 does not have engraving. Must have been one of the last clean rehauts.
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Old 6 October 2013, 12:52 AM   #9
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Thank- you the answer is the "Z" letter or 2007 right?
No. It was during the Z serial run only for Stainless Steel models,,

Here is a D serial YG Sub..



Also, here is a photo from Basel World 2005, where they first introduced the GMT Ceramic..

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Old 6 October 2013, 12:57 AM   #10
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My Z serial sub doesn't have the rehaut engraving.
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My Z serial sub doesn't have the rehaut engraving.
I had one that did and one that didn't.
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Old 21 April 2016, 02:48 AM   #12
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Wait, do the still do this on the current models?
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Old 21 April 2016, 03:01 AM   #13
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My Z serial sub doesn't have the rehaut engraving.
Late Z or M i believe from what i remember.
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Old 21 April 2016, 03:03 AM   #14
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Wait, do the still do this on the current models?
Yes ROLEX is currently engraved on the rehaut.
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Old 21 April 2016, 04:07 AM   #15
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It was around 2001 the Laser Etched Hologram on the Crystal started to appear on some models.Then from 2004 Serial F/D on some models but not all the Rolex/serial on the Rehaut ring started.
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late 2001 for Laser etched crown

2004 for rehaut with the turn-o-graphs, then gmts in 2005 and it trickled in by 2007 for all.
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Old 21 April 2016, 04:08 AM   #16
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My Z-series Explorer doesn't have the engraved rehaut, either.

It does have the LEC, though.
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... it trickled in by 2007 for all.

2008

SD 16600 was discontinued in 2008 , without RRRR ... it was the last one.
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Old 21 April 2016, 04:43 AM   #18
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2004 first model DJ TOG. I think Basel in 08 with the release of the DSSD and the discontinuation of the 16600 SD marked it being on all models.


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2008

SD 16600 was discontinued in 2008 , without RRRR ... it was the last one.
This was a transitional feature of the 16610 in 2007 2009 as it was becoming standard on all Rolex models.

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sometime after the Z series i believe.
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Old 21 April 2016, 04:57 AM   #22
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2004 first model DJ TOG. I think Basel in 08 with the release of the DSSD and the discontinuation of the 16600 SD marked it being on all models.


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Old 21 April 2016, 05:44 AM   #23
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My Z serial 14060 has the engraving, the earlier z series did not.
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Old 21 April 2016, 05:49 AM   #24
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My wife has an A series DJ with the coronet on the crystal. That series started a new movement for ladies DJ. That was the first of the etching.
My A -series Sub Date has a non-service LEC as well.
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I thought the serial on the rehault started for Z serial rolexes.
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My DD is a Z serial, and thankfully has the engraving
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[QUOTE=padi56;4453535]Cannot you read see post 3.[/QUOTE
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No. It was during the Z serial run only for Stainless Steel models,,

Here is a D serial YG Sub..



Also, here is a photo from Basel World 2005, where they first introduced the GMT Ceramic..
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