Sea diving required a wide array of thing and at the top of the top of that list isn’t only oxygen but also time. That’s where Rolex sea dweller watches come in. Built as water resistant and able to work under high pressure, the Rolex sea dweller watches can tell the diver how long they need to be underwater. Together with how long they have been underwater and how long they should take to ascend to the surface in one piece. Here are Rolex’s top sea dweller watches from their inception in 1967.

Oyster perpetual sea dweller

This latest development of the Rolex sea dweller franchise comes with exceptional features designed by Rolex in 2015 and certified. The watch maintains its depth rating of 4000ft, the safety helium escape valve. However, when comes with a new development which is the ceramic bezel and luminescent display. This bezel is scratchproof and the color utterly resistant from UV rays. The graduations have a long-lasting luminescent blue glow which offers great legibility contrasted from its black dial. Topping it all up is the perpetual caliber 3235 which is a mechanically self-winding movement.

Rolex oyster perpetual sea-dweller submariner 2000

As the pioneer (1967) of the sea dweller watches, the submarine 2000 came as a result of a request by COMEX (a deep sea diving company) to Rolex to design an outstanding watch that would meet the need of commercial deep sea diving. As an improvement of the Rolex Submariner, the submariner 2000 came with the creation of the Helium escape valve. This prevented the watch from bursting during decompression by allowing helium out of the watch. This development led to the launch of the sea dweller, serial number 1665 which had the helium escape valve, domed crystal, a large case, no Cyclops lens, and a dial Witten in two lines the words “sea dweller and submariner 2000.”

This Rolex sea dweller has a depth rating of 2,000ft or 610 meters. As at now the different makes of the submariner 2000 named as Mark I, Mark II, Mark III and so on are rare and remain to be valuable collectibles. Production ended in 1977.

Rolex oyster perpetual sea-dweller submariner 4000

The submariner 4000 succeeded the 2000 and had some considerable improvement. Especially on the depth they could go when it came to deep sea diving. This improved model of the Rolex sea dweller watches had a depth rating of 1220m or 4000ft. This Rolex sea dweller comes with the impressive water resistance capability. In addition, matte platinum used as the coating of numbers and graduations and luminous blue material which aids in visibility even in the dark depths.

Rolex oyster perpetual sea dweller deep sea variant

Introduced in 2008, this Rolex sea dweller watch came with an outwardly luxurious and stunning outlook which matched with it technical capabilities. With a reference number of 116660, the watch has a depth rating of 12,800ft or 3900meteres. As of 2008 it was the most water resistant watch ever designed. This Rolex sea dweller has a shining deep blue dial which makes it unique regarding its unmatched beauty.

Oyster perpetual sea dweller

This latest development of the Rolex sea dweller franchise comes with exceptional features designed by Rolex in 2017 and certified. This breathtaking Rolex sea dweller maintains its depth rating of 4000ft, the safety helium escape valve. However, this comes with a new development which is the ceramic bezel and luminescent display. This bezel is scratchproof and the color utterly resistant from UV rays. The graduations have a long-lasting luminescent blue glow which offers great legibility contrasted from its black dial. Topping it all up is the perpetual caliber 3235 which is a mechanically self-winding movement.

The Rolex sea dwellers remain to be the crowned kings in the deep sea diving watches, and their beauty, luxurious look and mechanical performances remain unmatched. For all adventurers and explorers out there, the see is the best place to be. Also, Rolex sea dweller watches are the best gadget to ensure you come back from the deep sea in on piece.