Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 214

ROLEX REF. 5508 Rolex "Oyster Perpetual, 100m=330ft, Submariner", case No. 763332, Ref. 5508. Made in 1951. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet and deployant clasp.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

USD 7,500 - 10,000 / EUR 5,800 - 7,500

Sold: CHF 8,750

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, screwed-down case back and crown. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1530, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 38 mm. Thickness 12.5 mm. Approx. overall length 175 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-54-02

Very good

Service dial

HANDS Service hands