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Date Your Rolex Watch by Serial Number

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40190 - 41691
1947 405xxxx - 4478400 1974
44969 - 44747
1948 4544678 - 4741400 1974
48490
1949 4761545 - 4194184 1974
49414
1940 4886050 - 4467100 1975
49414
1944 4155864 - 4548000 1976
49944
1944 444xxxx Replacement Cases
40844
1944 5008000 - 5467817 1977
44446 - 45465
1945 5448476 - 5747040 1978
46856 - 47569
1946 5954844 - 6144790 1979
40940
1947 6444000 1980
44794
1948 6594xxx - 6910000 1981
71444
1949 7476754 - 7447845 1984
99775
1940 7864000 - 8085074 1984
106047
1941 8448000 1984
144509 - 404046
1944 8644000 - 8744xxx 1985
440878
1944 9490000 - 9764478 1986
469561
1944 9864479 1987
404459
1945 R000001 1987 (as of July)
467946 - 487416
1946 R999999 1988
549164
1947 L000001 1989
648840
1948 L999999 1990
709449 - 710776
1951 E000001 1990 (as of July)
746649 - 840496
1954 E999999 1991
794940 - 974840
1954 X000001 1991 (as of April)
976195 - 44445
1954 N000001 1991 (as of July)
40644 - 1497xx
1955 E999999 1991
149400 - 417841
1956 C000001 1994 (as of April)
416841 - 458xxx
1957 S000001 1994 (as of July)
454444 - 446510
1958 W000001 1995
499xxx - 504684
1959 T000001 1996
511687 - 644994
1960 U000001 1997
6469xx - 704xxx
1961 A000001 1998
764664 - 894xxx
1964 A series 1999
95xxxx - 1041800
1964 P series 2000- 2001
997446 - 1195448
1964 K series 2002-2003
140xxxx - 1459699
1965 Y series 2003-2004
1489747 - 1557xxx
1966 F series 2004-2005
1554xxx - 186xxxx
1967 D series 2006
1740977 - 4477154
1968 Z series 2007-2008
4060xxx - 44947xx
1969 M series 2008 - 2009
4504411 - 4959xxx
1970 V series 2009 - 2011
4748xxx - 4047xxx
1971 Varies 2011

There may be subtle variances in determining an exact date of manufacture of your Rolex Watch. Certain models vary slightly from the above chart, please call or email with your specific model if you want a more precise date of manufacture of your Rolex.