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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 11, 2014

LOT 271

ROLEX REF. 5512 SUBMARINER, METER FIRST, GILT TROPICAL DIAL Rolex, Submariner, 200m=660ft, Submariner, case No. 1532027, Ref. 5512. Made in 1966. Fine, center seconds, self-winding, water resistant to 200 m, stainless steel diver's Chronometer wristwatch with a later Rolex oyster bracelet. Accompanied by the original warranty.

Three-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back and crown, graduated bi-directional revolving black bezel for the decompression times, Twinlock winding crown protected by the crown guard. Gilt black with luminous round, baton and triangular steel indexes, outer minute track. Luminous steel skeleton hands Cal. 1570, rhodium-plated, 25 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, Microstella regulating screws.

CHF 20,000 - 30,000

HKD 175,000 - 258,000 / USD 23,000 - 34,000

Sold: CHF 32,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-01



HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. Approx. overall length 165 mm.