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Old 24 August 2019, 12:59 AM   #1
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Vintage Modern- 14060-14060M REVIEW

As a long term user and wearer of the different iterations within
the Rolex Submariner reference, this is a reviewer's review.

The 14060 is a modern continuation of the 5513 classic Submariner
that was a test bed for the gas release valve and the Sea Dweller.
The MilSubs also came about from the 5513 in the guise of the 5517 reference.
The 14060 M appeared about 2000- improved reference caliber 3130 added the Breguet overcoil and full balance bridge. Important additions in terms of accuracy and reliability.

For owners of either of these Submariners, a recommended further detailed review is found at:

An easier way might be to hit Bob'sWatches "Last of the Best" and Google
will run you right in to the review.

Paul Altieri gives an excellent review, in my opinion-of the Rolex
continuation of the classic vintage but modern 40 mm Submariner. The improvements are outlined in detail with a smooth review explaining the advantages of a modern Submariner in a vintage-styled case and bracelet.

While I own a 16610 drilled lug variant date Submariner, and have owned a 1680 red Sub date for 50 years (as the original owner) the 14060M is probably my favorite Rolex after the 5512 and 5513.
Theses references hark back to the 1960s tool watch era when conservative Rolex designers would have hardly considered an improved crystal-
and strongly vetoed a larger case or bracelet-albeit created improved internal caliber modifications.

So there you have it-the last of the best.
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Old 24 August 2019, 02:41 AM   #2
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Thank you for this review.

I came here interested in buying one watch, the Classic Rolex Submariner. After much research and soul searching, I decided upon the 14060M, which to me is the newest version available of this classic watch.

Fortunately, I also had the pleasure of reading Bobís review while doing my research.

Thank you again, this post helps to solidify my decision, although Iím confident Iíve been blessed with the watch of my dreams.


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