Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 90

Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, "Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000", 2000 ft / 610 m., Superlative Chronometer, Officially Certified, Ref. 1665. Produced in the 1970's.Fine and rare, center-seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch, Sea-Dweller logo in red with date and a Rolex stainless steel "Fliplock" Oyster bracelet.

USD 7,000 - 9,000

EUR 6,300 - 8,000

Sold: USD 8,625

C. three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, helium escape valve at 9, graduated revolving black bezel for the decompression times, "Triplock" winding-crown protected by the "Crown Guard". D. black with tritium-coated round, triangular and bâton indexes, aperture for the date, "Sea-Dweller Submariner 2000" printed in red. "Skeleton" tritium-coated steel hands. M. Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, "oeil-de-perdrix" decoration, 26 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometllic 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: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original