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Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Jun 11, 2009

LOT 97

Ref. 5513, Pointed Crown Guard Gilt Underline Dial, ?Oyster Perpetual, 200 m = 600 ft, Submariner,? first generation Ref. 5513. Made in 1963. Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, waterresistant, stainless steel diver?s wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster expansion bracelet.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated revolving bezel for the decompression times, Twinlock winding crown protected by the pointed crown guard, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous baton and triangular indexes. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1530, rhodiumplated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 14 mm.

USD 5,000 - 8,000

EUR 3,800 - 6,000 / CHF 5,700 - 9,000

Sold: USD 9,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-8-19-06


Slightly scratched


HANDS Partially replaced