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New York, Dec 11, 2008

LOT 474

Ref. 5513, Explorer Dial Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, 200 m =600 ft, Submariner,? first generation Ref. 5513/5512 with pointed crown guard. Made in 1962. Accompanied by a Rolex Service invoice. Very fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver?s wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex buckle.

USD 25,000 - 35,000

EUR 20,000 - 27,000 / CHF 30,000 - 41,000

Sold: USD 50,400

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated revolving bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, screwed-down back and crown. D. Black with luminous baton and triangular indexes and Arabic quarters. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperature and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original