Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 16

ROLEX REF. 5508 "JAMES BOND" STEEL Rolex Oyster Perpetual, 100m = 330ft, Submariner, case No. 488488, Ref. 5508. Sold in August 1963. Fine and rare, center seconds, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel diver's wristwatch with a later Rolex Ref. 7836 stainless steel folded bracelet. Accompanied by the original warranty.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 15,000

Three-body, polished and brushed, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, screw down case back and crown. Black with luminous round, triangular and baton indexes, outer minute/seconds track. Luminous steel skeleton hands. Cal. 1530, rhodium-plated, 26 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, index regulator.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-54-02

Very good

Service dial

HANDS Service hands


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 38 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. Approx. overall length 190 mm.