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Old 5 October 2019, 09:33 AM   #91
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Thanks for "bumping" this up. Valuable information here. I added this chart to my 5-digit Rolex Guide (Tools is credited).

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Old 15 October 2019, 02:58 AM   #92
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Hi everyone, first post here.

Are there differences in the bezel inserts? Fat fonts/flat four etc?

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Old 20 October 2019, 07:54 AM   #93
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Hi everyone, first post here.

Are there differences in the bezel inserts? Fat fonts/flat four etc?

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Bezel inserts vary based on the era the watch is from. some inserts had the pointed 4s, some had the flat-top 4s and there are other variations also.

You need to look at some various examples to get an idea what the inserts looked like during the various eras or years of production.

As an example, during 2004, the insert's 4s changed from the ones found on previous inserts. In 2004, the 4s went from being flat on top to pointed at the top.
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Old 17 December 2019, 01:40 PM   #94
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Tools finely distinguished between the two Rolex references.

As an aside, the 14060 M or Modified 14060 came into existence 1999-2000 and it featured a return to a full balance bridge with Breguet over coil.
Stronger and more accurate. This change resulted in the caliber 3130 movement. The ref. 16610 utilizes a 3135 caliber, which has the date complication.
Agree with Larry that this 14060M should be continued by Rolex as issued with lug holes.
Might as well add two other features from decades gone by that would really set the
14060 M apart in a league of its own.
A re-issuance including a gilt dial and hands with a domed crystal. As a chronometer
with SEL case ledge; this would make it unique -almost a modern 40 mm 5512 reference.
Might as well do it large. There are probably enough 14060 SS cases left near Geneva to justify the re-issuance.

Rolex would not be able to keep them on the AD shelves. They could charge a slight premium increase to justify the added features expense.
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Old 12 February 2020, 04:06 AM   #96
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wow...i did not know this....thank you...
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