Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 303

ROLEX REF. 16613 SUBMARINER STEEL & GOLD, BLUE DIAL Rolex, Oyster Perpetual Date, Submariner, 1000 ft /330 m, Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified, case No. W455854, Ref. 16613. Made in 1995. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Chronometer diver's wristwatch with date and a stainless steel and 18K yellow gold Fliplock Oyster bracelet.

USD 3,000 - 5,000

HKD 23,000 - 39,000 / CHF 2,900 - 4,800

Sold: USD 6,375

Three-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back and crown, Triplock winding crown protected by the crown guard, graduated unidirectional revolving blue bezel for the decompression times, sapphire crystal with cyclops lens. Blue with applied yellow gold luminous round, baton and triangular indexes, outer minute/second divisions, aperture for the date. Luminous yellow gold skeleton hands. Cal. 3135, rhodium-plated, oeil-de-perdrix decoration, 31 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.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-58-01

Very good

Slightly damaged bezel

HANDS Original


DIAM. 40 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 210 mm.