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What Is the Rolex Hulk?

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner Hulk Men's Watch
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner “Hulk” Ref: 116610LV

If you are new to Rolex, you might be surprises at how many Rolex models acquire affectionate nicknames from Rolex fans and collectors. From the Pepsi to the Panda, it seems like there are nicknames that abound. One of the most popular nicknamed Rolex’s is the Rolex Hulk. Here’s the lowdown on that model.

The Rolex Submariner 116610LV is now discontinued from production. The Changes to the Submariner line increased the case size and changed the bracelet, and this model fell out of production. This watch, nicknamed the Rolex Hulk, is one of the most pre-owned Rolex watches in the secondary watch market. It might not be as popular as the superhero after which the watch is named but seeing it on someone’s wrist might make you green with envy.

Speaking of the color green, that’s the reason for the nickname. The bezel and face of the watch are both deep green. Although this green is Rolex’s official brand color, the Hulk only the second model to use it, and the previous model only used green with the bezel. When the Rolex Hulk came out 2010, in had a green face and instantly became a highly desired model.

That isn’t surprising because the Rolex Submariner itself is one of Rolex’s most popular models. In fact, to buy a new Rolex Submariner in stainless steel right now involves waiting lists measured in years. The truth is, it’s not easy to get on the waiting list, either. The popularity of the Submariner line of watches when combined with the wild popularity of the Hulk version makes the Hulk a difficult watch to find and an expensive one if you do find it.

If you’re in the market for a pre-owned Rolex Hulk, you’ll want to make sure to deal with a pre-owned Rolex seller you can trust. If you’re lucky enough to get one of these beauties on your wrist, make sure you wear it proudly. It’s an incredible watch and definitely worthy of esteem


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