Whether it's the Submariner, Sea-Dweller or Deepsea, Rolex's iconic range of professional dive watches have rather a lot in common. However, as Michael points out with his prized Deepsea ref.126660, the legacy watchmaker's amphibious timepieces are not all created equal.*In fact, the first time that Michael realised he wanted to own the herculean dive watch was when he saw one completely disassembled, and he appreciated just how different and unique the construction of the Deepsea is.*As Michael explains, the Deepsea needs to be capable of withstanding quite monumental pressures when being submerged underwater at depths of up to 3900 metres (12,800 feet). As a result, 126660 uses 5mm-thick crystal and an inimitable case design, which utilises two pieces of titanium that are essentially sandwiched together.*Now, you may be asking, "How did Michael manage to see a Deepsea completely disassembled?" Well, that's because he previously worked for Rolex in their Melbourne service department, and has seen his fair share of these awesome watches stripped down.*In addition, Michael also mentioned that the Deepsea's movement, Rolex's calibre 3235, is very reliable and easy to service, and the dial of the professional diver's watch has excellent legibility.

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