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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 321

ROLEX REF. 1665 DOUBLE RED SEA DWELLER MARK IV STEEL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Sea-Dweller, Submariner 2000, 2000 ft./610 m., Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, case No. 4205310, Ref. 1665. Made in 1975. 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 Fliplock Oyster bracelet. Accompanied by a chronological history of tis timepiece by its owner

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated bidirectional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, inner case stamped with S/N 4205310. D. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/ seconds track, 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, straightline 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 200 mm

USD 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 77,000 - 115,000 / CHF 9,500 - 14,000

Sold: USD 20,625

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-9-19




Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original