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Old 10 June 2014, 10:55 AM   #1
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2014 model 116000? What are the upgrades?

My wife is in the market for an 116000 but I saw they have new dial designs for 2014..aside from the dials what do you think are the other upgrades and improvements that they made compared to the previous models? Thanks
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Old 10 June 2014, 11:01 AM   #2
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I think it is just the dials... Could be wrong though.


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Old 10 June 2014, 11:06 AM   #3
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I believe it's just the dial. Everything else should be the same.
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Old 10 June 2014, 11:33 AM   #4
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My wife is in the market for an 116000 but I saw they have new dial designs for 2014..aside from the dials what do you think are the other upgrades and improvements that they made compared to the previous models? Thanks
Rolex doesn't make model year watches, a 116000 this year is the same as last year and still uses the same movement it has used for decades.

Dials are introduced to stimulate sales from time-to-time and always at Basel for some models, they don't fall into the category of "upgrade".

It is likely though, that over the past few years, they have introduced the parachrom hairspring into this model. Some folks do look for that.
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Old 10 June 2014, 12:49 PM   #5
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Old 10 June 2014, 01:40 PM   #6
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Lugs are the same size? no easylink clasp?
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Old 10 June 2014, 01:47 PM   #7
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Rolex doesn't make model year watches, a 116000 this year is the same as last year and still uses the same movement it has used for decades.

Dials are introduced to stimulate sales from time-to-time and always at Basel for some models, they don't fall into the category of "upgrade".

It is likely though, that over the past few years, they have introduced the parachrom hairspring into this model. Some folks do look for that.
Correct as usual Larry.
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Old 11 June 2014, 12:53 AM   #8
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Lugs are the same size? no easylink clasp?
Yep, nope
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Old 11 June 2014, 01:29 AM   #9
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Old 11 June 2014, 01:30 AM   #10
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Old 11 June 2014, 03:47 AM   #11
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hands bigger on the new model with more lume :

old model



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Old 11 June 2014, 04:53 AM   #12
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I guess the biggest difference other than dial color would have to be the removal of the 3-6-9 indices. Perhaps Rolex wanted to further differentiate the OP from the Exp I.
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Old 11 June 2014, 12:20 PM   #13
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That's a good looking watch. Wow!


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Old 11 June 2014, 10:02 PM   #14
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Great watch, now I'm worried that I won't be able to say to to the new Milgauss with electric dial.
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Old 14 June 2014, 04:33 PM   #15
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One question : do you think a rolex jubilee bracelet can fit the 116000 case ?

pictures are welcome.
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