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Old 12 October 2019, 10:38 PM   #1
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93150 bracelet availability from a Rolex AD

I have a Tudor Submariner (94010) which has its original 9315 bracelet with 380b end links. I’d like to retire the original 9315/380b setup, and replace the with a 93150 and appropriate end links.

Looking for advice with regard to whether this is something that I can purchase from a Rolex AD?

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Old 12 October 2019, 11:06 PM   #2
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Rolex will not sell a bracelet to you that didnt originally come on that model of watch. You may get lucky if Rolex no longer has the 9315 available, then they would sell you the most current model bracelet that fits for your watch, but be prepared to pay through the teeth for it.
It would be much much cheaper to find a nice used and complete 93150 and have it sent in for restoration. (Michael Young in Hong Kong) It will come back looking brand new and when all is said and done, it will cost you a fraction of a brand new bracelet from Rolex.
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:33 AM   #3
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Rolex will not sell a bracelet to you that didnt originally come on that model of watch.
They will sell you the modern equivalent, which is exactly what the OP wants. I've done it myself. It was a hair under a thousand USD.
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Old 13 October 2019, 07:39 AM   #4
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Perfect timing.
Just posted.

https://www.rolexforums.com/showthread.php?t=702865
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Old 13 October 2019, 12:49 PM   #5
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That price is way more than Rolex will charge. Just take it in and you’ll see. They’ll even recommend you get a 93150!
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Old 13 October 2019, 01:14 PM   #6
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That price is way more than Rolex will charge. Just take it in and you’ll see. They’ll even recommend you get a 93150!
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Old 13 October 2019, 01:22 PM   #7
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I’d like to see what the reciept says from the service center
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Old 13 October 2019, 05:20 PM   #8
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I was looking for a 93150 a couple months ago. The prices people are asking on the secondary market are crazy! Best bet is to get one through Rolex, although your AD may require sending the watch in.
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Old 13 October 2019, 05:22 PM   #9
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Just go to an AD with your watch but without the current bracelet :-)
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Old 13 October 2019, 09:18 PM   #10
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Good responses given, thanks. I’ll try taking the watch into my local AD and see if they can order one for me.

I imagine the same wouldn’t apply if I also removed the blue bezel insert and asked for one?


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Old 13 October 2019, 11:12 PM   #11
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I’d like to see what the reciept says from the service center
Yeah Me too. A guess anyone lol?
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Old 14 October 2019, 04:02 AM   #13
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They are $1250 for 93150/580 from RSC, at least a few months back when I purchased one.


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Old 14 October 2019, 04:17 AM   #14
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Good responses given, thanks. I’ll try taking the watch into my local AD and see if they can order one for me.

I imagine the same wouldn’t apply if I also removed the blue bezel insert and asked for one?


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You can always try.
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Old 14 October 2019, 04:49 AM   #15
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I am the referenced 93150 seller. Price with tax on my RSC receipt is $1350.
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Old 14 October 2019, 05:10 AM   #16
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I am the referenced 93150 seller. Price with tax on my RSC receipt is $1350.
Is this unobtainable at a dealer?
Just dont get the mark up.
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Old 14 October 2019, 05:22 AM   #17
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Is this unobtainable at a dealer?
Just dont get the mark up.
I paid $1100USD delivered to my door for a 93150 about 1-month ago.

Just sent my AD a photo of the watch.... bracelet c/w end links arrived 3-weeks later.
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I paid $1100USD delivered to my door for a 93150 about 1-month ago.

Just sent my AD a photo of the watch.... bracelet c/w end links arrived 3-weeks later.
And they let you keep the original bracelet? That’s a nice AD
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I live in Dallas and know a few people at RSC Dallas. Pretty strict with their parts replacement only policy. I was a little lucky getting the 93150.
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Good responses given, thanks. I’ll try taking the watch into my local AD and see if they can order one for me.

I imagine the same wouldn’t apply if I also removed the blue bezel insert and asked for one?

Some ADs are more accommodating than others. I've even had one sell me loose parts, without my producing the watch they were for, once I had a relationship with them. They're probably not telling Rolex that they do this, though...

ADs are just agents - they're not Rolex itself. If mom says no, go ask dad.
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And they let you keep the original bracelet? That’s a nice AD
They never even asked if I had the original bracelet. The photo I sent them was watch only (showing s/n).
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Old 22 October 2019, 04:45 AM   #22
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Some ADs are more accommodating than others. I've even had one sell me loose parts, without my producing the watch they were for, once I had a relationship with them. They're probably not telling Rolex that they do this, though...

ADs are just agents - they're not Rolex itself. If mom says no, go ask dad.
I've had an AD get me a 77200 bracelet as well as an easy link clasp.

Just have to ask nicely.
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Old 22 October 2019, 08:05 AM   #23
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Update: Following visit to local Rolex AD, I’m told that I can order a 78500 (Tudor clasp version of 93150) with 380b endlinks, though the watch needs to be seen by the ADs Rolex watchmaker for verification.

I also contacted St James RSC, and was told that they would only supply a bracelet with a service. Service cost £370+VAT plus £411+VAT for a 78500 bracelet. They couldn’t guarantee that hands, dial, insert wouldn’t be replaced if deemed necessary during a service.


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Old 23 October 2019, 03:46 AM   #24
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Update: Following visit to local Rolex AD, I’m told that I can order a 78500 (Tudor clasp version of 93150) with 380b endlinks, though the watch needs to be seen by the ADs Rolex watchmaker for verification.

I also contacted St James RSC, and was told that they would only supply a bracelet with a service. Service cost £370+VAT plus £411+VAT for a 78500 bracelet. They couldn’t guarantee that hands, dial, insert wouldn’t be replaced if deemed necessary during a service.


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If you spend time in the UK, you can walk into any AD and have them order the 78500 bracelet. No need for service.

RSC St James is closed at the moment, I suspect you spoke to someone at RSC Kings Hill. RSC London are always happy to supply a bracelet on it's own, as long as you have the watch head. They'll open again next year.
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Old 23 October 2019, 05:18 AM   #25
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St James can be a bit off a mixed bag it reallly depends who comes to the service counter and what way the wind is blowing on the day . I know I have been in lots of times
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Old 23 October 2019, 05:48 AM   #26
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They will sell you the modern equivalent, which is exactly what the OP wants. I've done it myself. It was a hair under a thousand USD.
Agreed. This past summer, I bought the modern equivalent from an AD for my 1979 18038 DD. Add a zero to the cost estimates you all are talking about, and you’ll land in the world of how much a DD bracelet costs. So consider yourself lucky and write the check!
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