Rolex dating chart

010 - Switzerland 012 - Switzerland 013 - Switzerland 014 - Switzerland 015 - Switzerland 021 - Switzerland 025 - Switzerland 026 - Switzerland 033 - Switzerland 045 - Switzerland 100 - Germany 110 - France 113 - France 120 - Austria 121 - Austria 123 - Austria 126 - Austria 128 - Austria 130 - Belgium/Luxemburg 133 - Netherlands 134 - Netherlands 135 - Netherlands 137 - Netherlands 138 - Netherlands 150 - Spain 160 - England 170 - Italy 200 - Greece 201 - Malta 202 - Turkey 208 - Greece 213 - Portugal 217 - Portugal 226 - Denmark 228 - Denmark 233 - Denmark 237 - Iceland 265 - Sweden 267 - Sweden 270 - Sweden 271 - Sweden 283 - Finnland 321 - Czech Republic 400 - Hong Kong 413 - Korea 430 - Singapore/Brunai 431 - Malaysia 440 - Taiwan 500 - India 505 - Pakistan 527 - Middle East 532 - Saudi Arabia 536 - Abu Dhabi 537 - Dubai 538 - Oman 542 - Iran 548 - Israel 680 - South Afrika 700 - Canada 710 - USA 720 - Mexico 741 - Bahamas 742 - Bermuda 752 - Jamaica 758 - Virgin Islands 761 - Netherlands Antilles 762 - Aruba 765 - Antigua 766 - Saint Martin 767 - Grand Cayman 768 - Panama 770 - Venezuela 780 - Brazil 781 - Chile 783 - Peru 790 - Argentina 810 - Australia 818 - Philippines 828 - China 842 - New Zealand 871 - Hawaii 872 - Alaska 873 - Guam 888 - Hong Kong 900 - Japan 906 - Natex Retail, German NATO Airbase On older United States paper certificates, there are a red letters stamped on the certificate signifying when the watch shipped from Rolex USA to the Authorized Dealer (AD).

Rxxxxxxx 1987 - 1989 Lxxxxxxx 1988 - 1990 Exxxxxxx 1990 – 1992 X-N 1991 - 1993 C 1992 – 1993 S 1993 - 1994 W 1994 - 1996 T 1996 - 1997 U 1997 - 1998 U 1998 A 1998 – 1999 P 1999 - 2000 K Series (intro mid-2001) 2001- 2002 Y Series (intro mid-2002) 2002 - 2003 F Series 2003 D April 2005 Z May 2006 M October 2007 V August 2008 G Spring 2010 (and the start of random serial numbers) On the inside of the clasp hinge is a code that designates the month and year that the clasp/bracelet was manufactured.

A clasp code of OP9 indicates the clasp/bracelet was manufactured in 2006, and the number indicates the month of September.

A = 1976 B = 1977 C = 1978 D = 1979 E = 1980 F = 1981 G = 1982 H = 1983 I = 1984 J = 1985 K = 1986 L = 1987 M = 1988 N = 1989 O = 1990 P = 1991 Q = 1992 R = 1993 S = 1994 W = 1995 V = 1996 Z = 1997 Z - W= 1998 X = 1999 AB = 2000 DE = 2001 DT = 2002 AD = 2003 CL = 2004 MA = 2005 OP - 2006 EO = 2007 PJ = 2008 LT = 2009 RS = 2010 CP = 2011 Random three character alphanumeric = 2011 (e.g.

When examing watches at an AD or watch mart, do not be surprised if a bracelet is a few years older than the watch case.

In modern Rolex watches, it is rare to find a clasp code that is the same year as the watch case.

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