MAJOR CHANGES IN ROLEX HISTORY

1926 Oyster Case
1927 Serial Number On Oyster Case
1931 Oyster Perpetual
1938 Bubble Back
1938 Oyster Bracelet
1945 Jubilee Bracelet
1945 Datejust
1950 “Mercedes” Hands
1953 Submariner 100m/330ft
1953 Explorer 1954 GMT-Master
1954 Submariner 200m / 660ft
1954 Cyclops (aka Magnifying bump on Crystal)
1954 Lady’s Oyster Perpetual
1956 Day-Date
1956 President Bracelet
1959 Submariner gets Crown Guards and 40mm Case
1960 DeepSea Special
1961 Oyster Cosmograph
1962 Cosmograph Daytona
1965 Submariner Date
1965 Submariner Date 18 k YG
1967 Sea-Dweller
1971 Explorer II
1972 Hacking Movement
1974 Sapphire Crystal
1976 Oysterquartz
1977 Oysterquartz Day-Date
1977 Quick Set Date Feature
1978 Sea-Dweller 4000
1979 Submariner 300m/1000ft with Sapphire Crystal
1983 GMT-Master II
1983 Submariner Rolesor (aka Sub TT)
1988 Cosmograph Daytona (Zenith Movement aka Cal. 4030)
1992 Yachtmaster
1994 Yachtmaster Lady & Mid-Sized aka Boys Size
2000 Cosmograph Daytona with new in-house Mvt (Cal. 4130)
2001 Laser Etched Hologram In Crystal
2002 end of Y series
2003 “Green” Submariner Date (aka Anniversary Model with Maxi Dial)
2003 Early 200 Non lugs holes started to make there appearence on most models
2004 Serial F/D on some models the Rolex Rolex Rolex On the Rehaut ring
2004 New Datejust Case

2005 New GMT-Master YG (Cal. 3186)
2006 New GMT-Master Rolesor (Cal. 3186)
2008 Ceramic Bezel on GMT
2008 Change the entire Sea-Dweller to the Deepsea, and the release of the Glidelock clasp
2010 New Submariner Case
2011 New Explorer II Case
2011 Re-release of a new Space Dweller Rolex
2012 Case change to Submariner No-date and Yacht-master
2012 The Deepsea Challenge
2013 TWO-COLOUR CERACHROM BEZELS
2014 NEW CELLINI COLLECTION
2014 CALIBRE 2236 FEATURING A SYLOXI HAIRSPRING
2015 NEW-GENERATION MOVEMENT – CALIBRE 3255
2015 OYSTERFLEX BRACELET
2015 SUPERLATIVE CHRONOMETER CERTIFICATION
2017 CELLINI MOONPHASE
2018 GMT2 “Pepsi”(126710 BLRO),CALIBRE 3285
2018 GMT2 Everose gold(126715CHNR)
2018 GMT2 Rolster Everose gold/SS(126711CHNR)
2018 Rainbow Daytona Everose gold(116595RBOW)
2018 CALIBRE 3235 Datejust 31mm & 36mm
2018 Deepsea(126660)
2019 Yacht-master 42mm White gold Oysterflex
2019 Sea-Dweller Rolesor(126603)
2019 GMT2(126710 BLNR)
2019 Day-Date 36mm(128xxx)CALIBRE 3255
2019 Datejust 36mm(126xxx)CALIBRE 3235
2019 Yacht-master 40mm(1266xx)CALIBRE 3235
2020 40mm Sub 116610LV has been discontinued
2020 41mm Submariner 126610
2020 41mm Oyster Perpetual 124300