The ref. 216A

The Perfect Fusion of Vintage & Modern

Over the past 6 decades, the venerable 6538 “Big Crown” Submariner has vastly evolved with advancement in technology and contemporary design. The ref 216A embodies both the past and the future of Rolex.

At Tempus Machina, we have combined the superlative details of both the big crown Submariner of yesteryear with the advanced materials of today.

“The 216A is the exact watch Rolex would make today if
they chose to design and build a big crown to honor their
masterpieces of the past."


-Tempus Machina Watch Company

No detail was overlooked.

The result is an experience that’s unique to Tempus Machina yet quintessentially Rolex.

The ref. 216A Submariner.