The history of the Rolex diving watch Submariner began in 1953. At the same time Rolex Submariner also created the world’s first watch with a 100M diving depth. To this day, Submariner has also improved. Although each new Submariner function is definitely more perfect than the previous watch. But replica Submariner, which has become a thing of the past, may make a deeper impression.
Rolex Submariner 5512 Replica
This article reviews the retro replica Rolex Submariner 5512. Ref. 5512 was born in 1959 and is the ninth reference model for Submariner. Ref. 5512 replaces the previous Submariner 5510 and Submariner 6538. This Submariner 5512 is well known. Because it expands the size of Submariner from 38MM to 40MM. Since then, Submariner has kept a 40MM case.
Submariner 5512 manufacturing ceased around 1978. So replica Rolex Submariner 5512 has 20 years of history and is one of the oldest Rolex replica watches. In the 20-year history, Submariner 5512 is not static, it is constantly improving itself.
There are two changes to the text of replica Rolex Submariner 5512. The early Submariner 5512 had only two lines of text, the depth level and the name of the SUBMARINER. But then two more lines of text were added to the dial: an officially certified supertimer. Because the replica Rolex Submariner 5512’s movement has been replaced by a chronograph movement. The second text change is the order of the depth levels. Around 1967, the depth level was reversed. From the original “200m = 660ft” to “660ft = 200m”.
1959 replica Rolex Submariner 5512 was born with the NO.1530 movement. Soon after, the Submariner 5512 replaced the non-chronograph movement with a chronograph level NO.1560 movement. After 1965, the Submariner 5512 upgraded the movement to a NO.1570 movement.
Replica Rolex Submariner 5512 not only retains all the elements that work, it also discards the useless elements. And it is a retro watch that every watch collector wants.