Rolex Submariner – The Dial Variations

In this article we want to show you a chart that can be used to determine the various dial versions:

Mark I

Mark I Meters First
Red Lettering over White
(look carefully)
Elongated Closed 6s
Long & Curvy F
Distinctive Condensed Font

Mark II

Mark II Meters First
Same time as Mark III
Black or Brown Dial
Red Lettering Printed white.
Open 6
Thinner Font
Longer F than Mark III

Mark III

Mark III Meters First
Same time as Mark II
Black or Brown Dial
Red Lettering Printed Directly on Dial
Open 6
Thicker Font than Mark II
Shorter F than Mark II

Mark IV

Mark IV Feet First
Earliest Feet First Dial
Red Lettering on white.
Distinctive Open 6

Mark V

Mark V Feet First
Middle Feet First Dial
Red Lettering Directly on Dial.
Less Pronounced Open 6

Mark VI

Mark VI Feet First Last Feet First Dial Red Lettering Printed Dial. Closed 6 S looks rounded not flat

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