ROLEX SEA-DWELLER COMEX REF. 16600 FULL SET
Beautiful diving wristwatch in steel. Round 40 mm-diameter case with helium valve. Screw-down caseback and crown. Bidirectional bezel with graduated black insert for decompression times. Black dial with encircled round hour-markers. Luminescent Mercedes hands. Date window at 3 o’clock. Cyclops-free sapphire crystal. Comex logo at 6 o’clock. Automatic movement. The watch is sold with its original case and papers.
The Sea-Dweller is the more muscular version of the famous Submariner. It appeared in 1967-68.
Thicker and more water-resistant, the Sea Dweller became the watch for extreme divers.
A serious partnership is established between Rolex and Marseille-based Comex (Compagnie Maritime d’Expertise), founded by Henri Germain Delauze in 1961.
It became the world’s leading engineering company for underwater technology and human or robotic intervention in extreme environments.
System design, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and special machines.
Numerous records and exploits have been achieved by Comex for over 60 years.