Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 75

ROLEX REF. 1665, DOUBLE RED SEA-DWELLER MARK IV Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000 ft./610 m., Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified?, case No. 4208871, Ref. 1665. Made in 1976. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant, stainless steel diver?s chronometer wristwatch with double red Sea-Dweller logo, helium escape valve, date and a stainless steel Rolex Oyster Ref. 93150 Fliplock bracelet. Accompanied by box. To be sold without reserve

CHF 19,000 - 27,000

USD 20,000 - 30,000 / EUR 16,000 - 22,000

Sold: CHF 13,750

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, inner case stamped with the case number . D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds divisions, aperture for the date, ?Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000? in red letters. Luminous steel skeleton hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, oeil de perdrix decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to temperatures and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 17 mm. Approx. overall length 170 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original