Dating a rolex by serial number

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Rolex reached 999,999 in mid-1950's and began over starting with 100,000. You can verify your manufacture date if there is confusion because during that time they stamped the inside of the case-back with a manufacture date (example, II 55, for the second quarter of 1955) Rolex Serial3 Beginning in early 2010, Rolex serial numbers began showing up as completely random serials consisting of letters and numbers. In Mid 2010 (~June) G serials also began showing up concurrently with Random serials There were no new serials seen released during 2009 .........

Here is an example of a Random serial from a recently released Sub Date 16610 .2010 Rolex letter prefixed serial numbers can be even more confusing as Rolex has produced multiple letter prefixes concurrently during the same years..

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