Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 87

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, "Submariner", 1000 ft / 300 m., Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, Ref. 16800. Produced in the 1980s.Fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with a stainless steel Rolex "Fliplock" Oyster bracelet.

USD 2,800 - 3,300

EUR 2,500 - 3,000

Sold: USD 2,990

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, graduated revolving black bezel for the decompression times, "Triplock" winding-crown protected by the "Crown Guard", "Cyclops" sapphire crystal.D. black with tritium-coated round, triangular and bâton steel indexes, aperture for the date. "Skeleton" tritium-coated steel hands. M. Cal. 3035, rhodium-plated, 27 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. Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 40 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original