Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Nov 29, 2020

LOT 229

ROLEX
REF. 5512, SUBMARINER, STEEL, SIMPSON CROWN, POINTED CROWN GUARD

Stainless steel, self-winding round-shaped diver’s wristwatch.

Brand Rolex

Model Submariner

Reference 5512

Year Circa 1960

Movement No. D50169

Case No. 555061

Bracelet Steel Rolex 7206 riveted bracelet and 80 end link with deployant clasp, total 12 links , approx. overall length 190mm

Caliber 1560

Dimensions Ø39mm

Signature Case, Dial and Movement

HKD 60,000 - 102,000

CHF 7,000 - 12,000 / USD 7,700 - 13,200

Sold: HKD 112,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-08

Very good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-07

Good

HANDS Replaced


Notes

This is a nice example of Rolex Ref. 5512 Submariner Point Guard, accompanied with a later black lacquer ‘Bart Simpson’ dial, as the coronet resembles the hairstyle of the famous cartoon character from an American cartoon series ‘The Simpsons’