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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 17, 2013

LOT 484

ROLEX - REF. 5513 - BRITISH MILITARY Rolex, ?Oyster Perpetual, Submariner, 660 ft=200 m.,? case No. 2940787, Ref. 5513. Made in 1972 and delivered to the Royal British Navy in 1975, No. 0552/923-7697. Very fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel military diver?s wristwatch with fixed bar lugs.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, fixed bars, exchanged case back engraved with above Military numbers and different serial number 3826399 , graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding-crown protected by the crown guard. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track and the letter ?T? above 6. Luminous sword hands. M. Cal. 1520, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, hack mechanism. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 14 mm.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 16,000 / EUR 8,000 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 23,750

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-13-06


Slightly damaged

HANDS Partially replaced


PROVENANCE:/ Sotheby?s Geneva, November 13, 2011 Lot 90