Forum Abbreviations / Acronyms

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  1. SPACE-DWELLER

    SPACE-DWELLER

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    FORUM ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

    AD: Authorized Dealer (of Rolex or another watchmaker).
    a/H: Alternations per hour (back-and fro movement of the balance).
    AK: Air King.
    AR: Anti-reflective.
    bpH: Beats per hour.
    BNIB: Brand New In Box.
    Cal.: Calibre (watch movement).
    CCC: Credit Card Certificate (plastic card certificate instead of paper). Credit: Space-Dweller
    CLV: Ceramic bezel insert Submariner Date LV
    COSC: Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres" (Independent chronometer testing institute).
    DD: Day-Date.
    DJ: DateJust.
    DSC: Deepsea Challenge. Credit: Space-Dweller
    DSSD: Deepsea Sea-Dweller. Credit: Space-Dweller
    FSOT: For Sale Or Trade. For use in subject lines for threads in the For Sale Section.
    GMD Grey Market Dealer (credit: "MAINEZX10" / Jermaine)
    GMT: Greenwich Mean Time.
    GMTIIc: GMTII with ceramic bezel insert.
    GV: Glace Verte (green-edged crystal on the Milgauss)
    GO: Glashütte Original
    HEV: Helium Escape Valve (on SD and DSSD/SDDS)
    LEC: Laser Etched Coronet (on Rolex crystals from about 2001 and onwards). Credit: Space-Dweller
    LN: Lunette Noir (black bezel insert of the GMT II)
    LNIB: Like New In Box
    LV: Lunette Verte (green bezel insert on the 50th. anniversary Submariner Date).
    LVC: Ceramic bezel insert Submariner Date LV
    MG: Milgauss
    MOP: Mother Of Pearl
    MSRP: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price.
    NSFW: Not Safe For Work - See Sticky "Posting Pictures"!
    OHPF: On Hold Pending Funds
    OP: Oyster Perpetual (on forums it can also mean "Original Poster" = threadstarter)
    OQ: Oyster Quartz
    PAM: Panerai Model (abbreviation also officially used by Panerai; for instance "PAM00233")
    PCL's: Polished Centre Links (credit: "karmatp" / Trevor)
    PN: "Paul Newman" (popular name for a special Daytona dial)
    PR: Power Reserve.
    PT: Platinum
    RBR: Rolex Branded Rehaut ("ROLEXROLEX" on the rehaut, i.e.: the angled edge running around the dial of some Rolex watches). Credit: Space-Dweller
    RG: Rose Gold
    RRR: ROLEXROLEXROLEX (like "RBR" above; credit: "Xelor" / Jeff)
    RSC: Rolex Service Center
    SD: Sea-Dweller.
    SDDS: Sea-Dweller Deepsea.
    SEL: Solid End Link (referring to bracelet attachment onto case).
    SKD: Sky-Dweller (credit: Vincent65)
    SL: Super-LumiNova.
    SS: Stainless Steel.
    ToG: Turn-O-Graph.
    Tr.: Tritium
    TT: Two-Tone (yellow gold & stainless steel combo).
    TTT: To The Top (bump thread)
    VPH: Vibrations per hour.
    WG: White Gold
    WIS: Watch Idiot Savant
    WR: Water Resistant / Water Resistance.
    WTB: Want To Buy
    WTS: Want To Sell
    WTT: Want To Trade
    YG: Yellow Gold
    YM: Yacht Master
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    The following abbreviations might also come in handy:


    (Source on pic, posted by hannes; oysterworld.de).

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    What did the letters at the 6 o'clock position means?

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    Jocke
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